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Sacit Bulent Omay, MD, FAANS

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology; Surgical Director of Yale Pituitary Program, Neurosurgery; Section Chief, NeuroTrauma, Neurosurgery

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Sacit Bulent Omay, MD, FAANS

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Dr. Sacit Bulent Omay works as an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology . He co-directs Yale Pituitary  and the Yale Neurotrauma programs. He also conducts skull base, pituitary, and brain tumor surgery with expertise in endoscopic and minimally invasive treatments. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Yale Medical School. His fellowships include a surgical neuro-oncology fellowship in Cleveland Clinic and a Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Skull Base and Pituitary Fellowship at Weil Cornell Medical Center. His clinical interests include skull base and pituitary pathology, brain tumors and traumatic brain injury. He is certified by The American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Clinical Fellow
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College (2016)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale University School Of Medicine (2016)
  • Resident
    Yale University School Of Medicine (2015)
  • Clinical Fellow
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2009)
  • Senior Registrar
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne (2007)
  • Resident
    Istanbul University Medical School (2006)
  • MD
    Istanbul University (1999)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Faculty Teaching Award Yale School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery2022
Leadership Fellow in the CNS International CommitteeCongress of Neurological surgeons2015
William F. Collins, Jr. M.D. Neurosurgery Resident Research Symposium AwardYale Medical School Department of Neurosurgery2015
Patient Care Excelence AwardYale-New Haven Hospital2014
Cleveland Clinic 2008 Innovator AwardCleveland Clinic2008
Cleveland Clinic Research Program Committees AwardCleveland Clinic2007

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