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Cardiac Surgery Research

Researchers at Yale Cardiac surgery department have introduced countless medical and surgical advances over the last century, including pioneering work on the artificial heart.

Prominent programs in basic, clinical, and translational research are fundamental to the development of clinical excellence and our academic mission. Our surgeons actively conduct leading-edge trials and studies that significantly contribute to cardiac health and surgical care.

Time and again, findings from our surgeons have been published in leading, peer-reviewed medical journals and have been recognized with prestigious awards and achievements.

Funding for research projects have included support from National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation.

Led by our faculty surgeons, various research labs include participation by Yale University medical students, residents, and pre-or postdoctoral fellows. We take immense pride in the cultural and professional diversity of our research team that enables to cultivate novel ideas and provide thorough knowledge to structure our projects.

Students, residents and post-doctoral fellows interested in participating in research projects at Yale Cardiac Surgery, please contact

Research Labs

Aortic Institute

Heart Failure Lab