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Andrew Dhanasopon, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Thoracic); Site Director, Thoracic Surgery at VA Hospital West Haven; Associate Program Director, Yale Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency & Fellowship

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Biography

Andrew Dhanasopon, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Thoracic Surgery) at Yale School of Medicine. He earned his undergraduate degree in Bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego and his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his General Surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and his Thoracic Surgery fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2017. He was recruited to stay as faculty here since 2017. Watch a video with Dr. Andrew Dhanasopon >>

Dr. Dhanasopon’s practice includes minimally invasive approaches (Robotic daVinci and VATS) and traditional open approaches to surgical management of a variety of thoracic diseases. He has particular interests in lung cancer, esophageal cancer, hiatal hernias, mediastinal tumors, chest wall tumors, and acquired and congenital chest wall deformities such as rib fractures and adult pectus excavatum. He practices at the main New Haven campus and also at the Veterans' Administration (VA) hospital in West Haven as Site Director of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Dhanasopon has a passion for improving the care of cancer patients through quality improvement clinical research in thoracic surgery and has authored many papers and presented his published work at major society meetings including STS and AATS. As Associate Program Director of the Yale Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency and Fellowship, he is instrumental in the development of surgical trainees.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2017)
  • Internship, Residency, Chief Resident
    Johns Hopkins Hospital (2015)
  • MD
    University of California at Los Angeles (2009)
  • BS
    University of California at San Diego, Bioengineering (2005)

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