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Mario Strazzabosco, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine; Clinical Program Leader, Liver Cancer Program; Co-Director, Yale Liver Center, Internal Medicine

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Mario Strazzabosco, MD, PhD

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Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), PO Box 208019

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8019

    United States



Mario Strazzabosco, MD, PhD, was appointed Director and Clinical Program Leader of the Smilow Liver Cancer Program on January 1, 2017. With expertise in advanced hepatology, Dr. Strazzabosco is an expert in the care of patients with liver cancer. Dr. Strazzabosco returned to Yale after serving as the Founding Chief of the Section of Digestive Diseases, Chair of the Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, and Vice President of the School of Medicine at the University of Milan. He is internationally known for his work in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, previously served as Medical Director of Hepatology at Yale, is a recipient of NIH funding, and is a member of several scientific societies in Europe and in the United States. Dr. Strazzabosco holds an appointment as Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) at Yale School of Medicine and as Co-Director of the Yale Liver Center. As leader of the Liver Cancer Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital, Dr. Strazzabosco coordinates the efforts of the team to further develop the program in collaboration with the specialties of Medical Oncology, Interventional Radiology, Surgical Oncology, Hepatology, and Transplantation Surgery.

Education & Training

  • MSc
    London School of Economics and Social Sciences, Health Care Economics (2023)
  • Fellow
    University of Padova (1995)
  • PhD
    University of Milan (1993)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1989)
  • Resident
    University of Padova (1987)
  • MD
    University of Padova (1982)

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