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Cardiology Fellowship Faculty

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Internal Medicine (Cardiology); Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program; Director Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology

    Dr. Elder cares for patients with congenital heart disease across the lifespan, from birth though adulthood, and joined the Yale faculty in 2013 as a member of the Department of Pediatrics as well as the Department of Medicine to help further grow the Yale Adult Congenital Heart Program. After completing a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, he graduated from pediatric cardiology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. He spent an additional year of training at Emory University focused on the management of adults with congenital heart disease and currently is one of a small handful of physicians in the entire country board certified in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

    Dr. Elder has expertise in congenital cardiac imaging, including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography. His research interests include long-term outcomes of adult survivors and specifically Fontan patients, with particular focus on the effects of Fontan circulation on the liver. He is interested in medical education and currently serves as the Program Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program as well as the Program Director for the advanced fellowship for Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

  • Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Pediatric Exercise Laboratory; Co-Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology

    Dr. Fahey is an attending for the Clinic for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD). This is a new and emerging specialty for this complex group of patients. Their problems span both adult and pediatric cardiology and this is a multidisciplinary subspecialty clinic.

    Dr. Fahey also directs a very busy Pediatric exercise stress testing laboratory. The laboratory was the first in the state and gets referrals from throughout the region.

    Dr. Fahey also is Assistant Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training program, one of the first in the country.

    Dr. Fahey has been a staff cardiologist since completing his fellowship at Yale in 1985. He served as Interim Director of the Section for 6 years. He has clinics at Yale, as well as Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London and an outpatient Cardiology facility in Norwich.