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Emily Christison-Lagay, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics); Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Emily Christison-Lagay, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Surgery

    PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8062

    United States



Emily Christison-Lagay, MD is a pediatric surgeon specializing in patients with cancer. She is board-certified in surgery and pediatric surgery, and has dedicated interest in pediatric solid tumors including thoracic, liver, and renal tumors, as well as neuroblastoma, childhood sarcomas, and pediatric diseases of the thyroid. She also enjoys general pediatric surgery including neonatal care.She completed her medical degree at Harvard Medical School and her general surgical residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital, with research in tumor angiogenesis at Boston Children's Hospital. From there, she completed a pediatric surgical fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, followed by a "super"-fellowship in pediatric surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (2002)
  • Fellowship
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Fellowship
    Hospital for Sick Children
  • Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Board Certification
    AB of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery (2012)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2009)

Departments & Organizations