Justin D. Blasberg, MD, MPH, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Thoracic Surgery); Director of Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Oncology Program

Yale Cancer Center: Radiobiology & Radiotherapy | Thoracic Oncology Program

Yale Medicine


Justin D. Blasberg, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Robotic Thoracic Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and completed his cardiothoracic training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr Blasberg is a Board Certified General Surgeon (ACS) and a Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon (ABTS).

Dr. Blasberg's practice includes minimally invasive and open management for diseases of the esophagus, lung, mediastinum, chest wall, thoracic outlet, and diaphragm. He has a particular interest in benign and malignant diseases of the trachea, including idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis and post-intubation stenosis, as well as complex lung resections requiring bronchoplasty. He also performs first rib resection and anterior scalenectomy for all varieties of thoracic outlet syndrome, sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis, and minimally invasive chest wall reconstructions for pectus deformities. As a skilled surgeon, Dr. Blasberg performs the majority of his surgeries, when possible, in a minimally invasive fashion.

Dr. Blasberg has a vision and a passion for Medicine, Surgery, and improving the care of the patient. He best embodies the young academic surgeon possessing an inquisitive mind, perseverant work ethic, and an engaging personality. Dr. Blasberg leads a clinical research program on novel imaging techniques for the detection of lung cancer and surgical outcomes research in thoracic surgery.

Education & Training

MPH Yale University, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (2019)
MD Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2005)
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Mayo Clinic
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Boston Children's Hospital
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Massachusetts General Hospital
General Surgery Resident St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2015)
Board Certification AB of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery (2016)

Honors & Recognition

  • Madison Top Doctors 2016Madison Magazine (2016)

  • David Kingdig Administrative Medicine ScholarshipUniversity of Wisconsin (2014)

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Contact Info

Justin D. Blasberg, MD, MPH, FACS
Patient Care Locations
Thoracic Oncology ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Thoracic SurgeryLauder Hall
310 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Thoracic Academic OfficeLauder Hall
310 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Thoracic Surgery330 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 208062

New Haven, CT 06520-8062