Surgery

General Information

Yale Surgery has attained international recognition for making surgery safer and less invasive while maintaining the core principles of surgical care. Minimally invasive approaches are available across a wide spectrum of care, and are employed to minimize surgical trauma and expedite recovery. A complete array of surgical services is available for both adults and children. Yale surgeons are at the forefront of clinical, basic, and translational research.

Services include:

  • Cardiac surgery
  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • Dental/orthodontic surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery, including bariatric surgery
  • Oncology/The Breast Center
  • Otolaryngology, including head and neck surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Transplantation (solid organ)
  • Trauma, surgical critical care, and emergency surgery
  • Vascular surgery

 

Distinguishing factors:

  • More surgical suites, with more state-of-the-art technology in YNHH than in any other hospital in the region
  • First "invisible incision" surgery to remove a woman's appendix through a small incision in her vagina, allowing her to return to normal activity almost immediately
  • Collaboration with the Yale Department of Biomedical Engineering and with industry to develop 3D bio-printing in connection with the regeneration, repair, and replacement of human tissue and vessels
  • Multidisciplinary teams for complex disease treatment

Surgery Leadership


John Persing, MD headshot

John Persing, MD

Section Chief, Plastics Surgery

Frank Detterbeck, MD, FACS, FCCP headshot

Frank Detterbeck, MD, FACS, FCCP

Section Chief, Thoracic Surgery

David Mulligan, MD, FACS headshot

David Mulligan, MD, FACS

Section Chief, Transplant

Walter Longo, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS headshot

Walter Longo, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS

Section Chief, Colon & Rectal Surgery

Laura Manuelidis, MD headshot

Laura Manuelidis, MD

Section Chief, Neuropathology

Michael Caty, MD, MMM headshot

Michael Caty, MD, MMM

Section Chief, Pediatric Surgery

Tobias Carling, MD, PhD headshot

Tobias Carling, MD, PhD

Section Chief, Endocrine Surgery

Anees Chagpar, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C) headshot

Anees Chagpar, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C)

Section Chief, Oncology Breast Center

Ronald Salem, MD, FACS, FRSC (Ed), FRCS(C), MBChB headshot

Ronald Salem, MD, FACS, FRSC (Ed), FRCS(C), MBChB

Section Chief, Surgical Oncology

Kimberly Davis, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM headshot

Kimberly Davis, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM

Section Chief, Trauma Surgery

People, A-Z

Ahuja, Nita
Alperovich, Michael
Ariyan, Stephan
Avraham, Tomer
Batra, Ramesh
Becher, Robert
Bertoni, Danielle
Bhattacharya, Bishwajit
Bianchi, Mark
Blasberg, Justin
Boffa, Daniel
Bonde, Pramod
Bow, Laurine
Callender, Glenda
Cardella, Jonathan
Carling, Tobias
Caty, Michael
Cha, Charles
Chagpar, Anees
Christison-Lagay, Emily
Clune, James
Cowles, Robert
Dardik, Alan
Darr, Umer
Davis, Kimberly
Detterbeck, Frank
Dewar, Michael
Dhanasopon, Andrew
Dinauer, Catherine
Duffy, Andrew
Einarsdottir, Hulda
Elefteriades, John
Emre, Sukru
Fischer, Uwe
Geibel, John
Geirsson, Arnar
Ghiassi, Saber
Gibson, Courtney
Gruber, Peter
Haakinson, Dani
Helwig, Cecilia
Hildrew, Douglas
Horowitz, Nina
Hsia, Henry
Hsia, Tain-Yen (T-Y)
Hubbard, Matthew
Johnson, Dirk
Judson, Benjamin
Khan, Sajid
Killelea, Brigid
Kopf, Gary
Kulkarni, Sanjay
Kunstman, John
Lannin, Donald
Lee, Yan
Longo, Walter
Lui, Felix
Maerz, Linda
Manes, R Peter
Mangi, Abeel
Manuelidis, Laura
Maung, Adrian
Mehra, Saral
Michaelides, Elias
Mulligan, David
Nadzam, Geoffrey
Narayan, Deepak
Nassiri, Naiem
Ochoa Chaar, Cassius Iyad
Oliveira, Kristin
Orion, Kristine
Osborn, Heather
Ozgediz, Doruk
Park, Tristen
Passarelli, James
Perkal, Melissa
Persing, John
Pronovost, Mary
Prsic, Adnan
Reddy, Vikram
Rizzolo, Lawrence
Roberts, Kurt
Rosenthal, Ronnie
Salem, Ronald
Santos-Sacchi, Joseph
Sasaki, Clarence
Schuster, Kevin
Solomon, Daniel
Steinbacher, Derek
Stewart, William
Stitelman, David
Sumpio, Bauer
Tellides, George
Thomson, J. Grant
Tietjen, Gregory
Touloukian, Robert
Waldman, Erik
Yavorek, George
Yoo, Peter
Young, Nwanmegha
Zhang, Yawei

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203.785.2697
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203.785.3266
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203.785.5269
Chair's Office
203.785.2697
Chair's Office Fax
203.737.2116
Surgery Website
Cardiac Surgery Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
Gastrointestinal/Bariatric Surgery Temple Medical Center
40 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Endocrine/General Surgery Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Thoracic Surgery Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Trauma Farnam Memorial Building (330 Cedar)
330 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Vascular Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
Gastrointestinal/General Surgery Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
Oncology Surgery Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Oncology - The Breast Center Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Otolaryngology [ENT] Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
Pediatric Surgery Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06504
Plastics Surgery Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519