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Kristin Oliveira, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (General, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care); Associate Program Director General Surgery Residency, Yale Medicine

Contact Information

Kristin Oliveira, MD, FACS

Patient Care Location

  • Orchard Medical Center at St. Raphael’s Campus
    330 Orchard Street, Wing Orchard Medical Building, Fl 2nd Floor, Ste E2100
    New Haven, CT 06511
    Information and appointments:203.785.2572

Mailing Address

  • General Surgery, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care

    330 Cedar Street, PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT 06520-8062

    United States



Dr. Oliveira is an Assistant Professor who provides coverage in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) as well as Emergency and Elective General Surgery coverage at the Chapel Street campus. In addition, Dr. Oliveira provides General Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care coverage at the Yale-New Haven Hospital campus as needed.

Dr. Oliveira received her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas Texas and received her fellowship training in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care here at Yale University. Her interest and dedication to general surgery and medical education are clearly evident to everyone who has had the pleasure of working with her. She has a passion for providing excellent medical care to all patients, especially the underserved. Dr. Oliveira is a remarkably skilled surgeon, an outstanding educator and an evolving researcher with an impressive publication list for a junior faculty member. She serves as the Assistant Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program and her passion and research focus are in surgical education.

Education & Training

  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
    Yale School of Medicine (2016)
  • General Surgery Resident
    Methodist Dallas Medical Center (2013)
  • MD
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2008)
  • BA
    Texas Tech University, Zoology (2004)


  • Exploring the relationship between surgeons and physician assistants
    Hamden, CT, United States (2021-2024)
    Physician Assistant Seminar

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
C. Elton Cahow Teaching AwardYale School of Medicine2020

Professional Service

New England Surgical SocietyCommittee Member2023 - 2024
New England Surgical SocietyMember2023 - Present
Association of Program Directors in SurgerySession Moderator for Annual Meeting2022
Yale Anastomosis ClubMember2021 - 2023
Program Evaluation CommitteeMember2020 - 2023
Connecticut Chapter of American College of SurgeonsYoung Fellow Committee2018 - 2022
Association of Program Directors in SurgeryMember2018 - 2022
Eastern Association for the Surgery of TraumaCareer Development Committee2018 - 2020
Clinical Competency CommitteeChair2017 - 2022
Eastern Association for the Surgery of TraumaPractice Management Guidelines: Pneumatosis Intestinalis2017 - 2019
Quality and Safety Committee- Surgical Intensive Care UnitMember2016 - 2024
Code Blue CommitteeMember2016 - 2022
Graduate Medical Education CommitteeCommittee Member2015 - 2024
Eastern Association for the Surgery of TraumaMember2015 - 2022

Departments & Organizations