Research & Publications
Dr. Elder cares for patients with congenital heart disease across the lifespan, from birth though adulthood, and joined the Yale faculty in 2013 as a member of the Department of Pediatrics as well as the Department of Medicine to help further grow the Yale Adult Congenital Heart Program. After completing a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, he graduated from pediatric cardiology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. He spent an additional year of training at Emory University focused on the management of adults with congenital heart disease and currently is one of a small handful of physicians in the entire country board certified in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
Dr. Elder has expertise in congenital cardiac imaging, including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography. His research interests include long-term outcomes of adult survivors and specifically Fontan patients, with particular focus on the effects of Fontan circulation on the liver. He is interested in medical education and currently serves as the Program Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program as well as the Program Director for the advanced fellowship for Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
Education & Training
- MDUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine (2005)
- Advanced FellowshipEmory School of Medicine
- FellowshipColumbia University Medical Center
- ResidencyUniversity of Pittsburg Medical Center
- InternshipUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
- Board CertificationAB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2009, recertified: 2017)
- Board CertificationAB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology (2012)
- Board CertificationAB of Internal Medicine, Adult Congenital Heart Disease (2015, recertified: 2018)
Honors & Recognition
|Mae Gailani Award for Outstanding Clinical Care & Research||Department of Pediatrics||2017|