Linda Fan, MD, FACOG
Research & Publications
Linda Fan, M.D. is an assistant professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. the Section Chief of Gynecology and the Director of Gynecologic Quality and Safety at Yale. Her clinical expertise includes chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, fibroids, adenomyosis, minimally invasive gynecologic procedures, hysterectomy, and urogynecological conditions.
She received her undergraduate degree in History from Princeton University. She received her medical degree from Columbia University, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she remained for her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia. After graduation, she stayed at Columbia as an attending where she earned several teaching awards. Since her arrival to Yale in 2012, her work has been devoted to advancing the delivery of gynecologic care for the patients at Yale.
Dr. Fan is a board certified subspecialist in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, and maintains an active practice in minimally invasive gynecologic procedures. She established the Division of Gynecologic Specialties and became the first Director of this group which provides the broad spectrum of Gynecologic Specialty care.
She is also and has led multiple projects including spearheading the GYN Consensus Guidelines Committee; and revamping both the departmental gynecologic peer review committee and M&M conference. As previous chair of the Yale New Haven Hospital Surgical Site Infection Committee, her work in in decreasing the hysterectomy SSI rate won first place in the 2018 National Improvement Challenge awarded by the Counsel for Patient Safety in Women’s Health. She currently serves on multiple hospital-wide and university committees including the Yale Medicine Operations, Yale Medicine Clinical Leadership Group, YNHH Credentialing Committee, and the Perioperative Safety and Quality Committee.
Education & Training
- ResidencyColumbia University Medical Center (2006)
- MDColumbia University Coll of Physicians & Surgeons (2002)
- BAPrinceton University, American History (1996)
Departments & Organizations
- Endometriosis Program
- Gynecologic Specialties
- Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery Program
- Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
- Yale Medicine
- Yale Ventures