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Microsurgery Fellowship

Application process for the 2024-2025 microsurgery fellowship is currently CLOSED.

  • Applications open: January 2024
  • Deadline to apply: March 19, 2024
  • Interview date: TBA
  • Length of training: July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025
  • Available positions: 1

Fellowship Facts

  • Year-long experience with 6+ faculty who perform microsurgery
  • More than 175 free flaps a year and opportunity for other complex reconstruction
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Appointment as Clinical Instructor

Clinical Training

Fellows will rotate through Yale-New Haven Health and will gain exposure to microsurgical breast reconstruction, lymphatic reconstruction, and lower extremity reconstruction with optional experience in microsurgical head and neck reconstruction, peripheral nerve, and replantation/revascularization surgery. All breast free flaps performed are perforator flaps, including DIEP, PAP, DUG, LAP, and TDAP. There is also opportunity to participate in non-microsurgical breast, abdominal wall, spine, and other post-oncologic or traumatic reconstruction at the preference of the fellow.


The fellow will participate in weekly grand rounds, monthly indications/quality assurance conferences, journal clubs, and other teaching conferences and will have access to an abundance of research opportunities. The fellow will have protected time to attend the annual American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery meeting.

Microsurgery Fellowship Faculty Instructors

Past Microsurgery Fellows

  • Mamtha Raj, MD (2022-23)
  • Kamal Addagatla, MD (2021-22)
  • Nayif Alnaif, MBBS (2020-2021)
  • Stephanie Byun, MD (2019-2020)
  • Yekaterina (Kate) Polyatskaya, MD (2018-2019)
  • Nickolay P. Markov, MD (2017-2018)
  • Daniel Suissa, MD (2015-2016)
  • Andres Mascaro, MD (2014-2015)