Interim Chairman's Message

As the faculty surgeons of Yale University, we are dedicated to the highest level of patient care, education and research. Yale Surgery is known throughout the country for its leading edge minimally invasive and traditional surgeries that range from simple, routine procedures to the most complex and highly specialized services, such as organ transplantation. At Yale School of Medicine, we are committed to ensuring that all of our surgeons are experts in the newest, most advanced surgical techniques so that we can offer qualifying candidates alternatives to invasive surgeries, such as endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures.

Our sections include:


Yale Surgery’s mission is to provide surgery for children and adults with the least pain, trauma, scarring and recovery time.

Yale Surgery also performs innovative basic, clinical and translational research, and offers unparalleled educational opportunities to medical students, residents and fellows.

Our vast array of expertise allows us to perform cutting–edge critical care and experimental studies spanning the breadth of the surgical sciences. Please partner with us in providing better health care for all.

Michael Caty, MD, MMM 
Interim Chair, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine
Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital