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Pediatric Surgery announces arrival of new section chief

Medicine@Yale, 2012 - May

In March, the School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) announced the appointment of Michael G. Caty, M.D., M.M.M., as chief of the Section of Pediatric Surgery and surgeon-in-chief at YNHCH.

Caty comes to Yale from the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, where he was surgeon-in-chief, director of pediatric surgical services, and professor of surgery and pediatrics at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

“Dr. Caty is a skilled surgeon, researcher, and academician who brings more than two decades of experience to his role as our new pediatric surgeon-in-chief,” said Robert Udelsman, M.D., M.B.A., chair and William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery, and surgeon-in-chief at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Caty is board certified in pediatric and general surgery. His clinical interests include neonatal surgery, thoracic surgery, intestinal motility disorders, pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric laparoscopy, and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He earned his B.S. at Boston College and his M.D. at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He trained in general surgery at the University of Michigan, and also completed a residency in pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School. Caty is a member of the American College of Surgeons and a number of other professional societies.