The Breast Center -- Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Our Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery breast cancer surgeons are experienced with some of the most complex breast cancer cases, minimally invasive procedures clinical trials, and innovative oncoplastic techniques.

About Us

At The Breast Center -- Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, we provide advanced surgical care for women with breast cancer, as well as women with benign diseases of the breast.


The School of Medicine has extraordinary strength in the basic sciences and consistently ranks in the top handful of medical schools receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health


The Yale University Department of Surgery offers a Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) approved breast surgery fellowship.

Are You A Patient?

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Please visit to learn more about what we offer adult and pediatric patients needing surgical treatment and our comprehensive care for a full range of conditions and diseases, from the most common to the most complicated.

A Message from Our Section Chief

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A message from Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C), Professor and Section Chief. 

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