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Vanessa Hurta

Staff Affiliate - YNHH


Vanessa Hurta, APRN is the Nurse Practitioner at the Fairfield location of Yale Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. Her prior experience is in primary care, lipidology and nursing education. She attended Columbia University and is currently working on her doctorate at the University of Connecticut. Vanessa is certified as a cardiac-vascular nurse, family nurse practitioner and clinical lipid specialist. She is very active in The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association and National Lipid Association. Her interests include nutrition, cardiovascular disease risk reduction over the lifespan, and how urban planning affects health.


  • Board Certification
    American Nurses Credentialing Center, Cardiac-Vascular Nursing (2008, recertified: 2013)