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George A Yavorek, MD

Instructor of Clinical Surgery (Colon and Rectal); Medical Director of Colorectal Surgery, Colorectal Surgery

Contact Information

George A Yavorek, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Colorectal Surgery, PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT 06520-8062

    United States



Dr. Yavorek is a Clinical Instructor in Surgery and has over 25 years of clinical experience and resident training in New Haven. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College and served his surgical residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ and his colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Grant Medical Center in Columbus ,OH. Dr. Yavorek is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and is a fellow of both organizations. Most recently he was Site Director of Colon and Rectal Surgery at the St. Raphael's Campus of YNHH and he has assumed the role of Medical Director of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. He specializes in benign and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum and anus and has been performing minimally invasive colorectal surgery for 25 years with a special interest in robotic surgery for colon and rectal cancers.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Grant Medical Center (1993)
  • Residency
    Monmouth Medical Center (1992)
  • MD
    Jefferson Medical College (1987)
  • BS
    University of Scranton, B.S. Biology (1983)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
2013 Edward H. Storer, M.D. Award For Excellence in Surgical TeachingSurgical Chief Residents2013

Professional Service

American Society of Colon and Rectal SurgeryFellow1995 - Present
Amreican College of SurgeonsFellow1994 - Present

Departments & Organizations