Tomer Avraham, MD

Assistant Professor; Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Yale Cancer Center: Breast Center

Yale Medicine


Tomer Avraham, MD is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in breast reconstruction.  He believes in a personalized approach to the patient, with the goal of a natural and restorative outcome.  Dr. Avraham utilizes all techniques of breast reconstruction, and has specific interest and training in the use of autologous reconstruction, such as the DIEP flap.  

Dr. Avraham obtained his MD from Tufts University in Boston.  Following this, he completed his plastic surgery residency, as well as specialized microsurgery fellowship training, at the NYU Department of Plastic Surgery.  Additionally, Dr. Avraham completed a research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York where he was appointed Chief Fellow and was awarded the Chairman's Award for Excellence in Research.  Dr. Avraham is well published both in the basic science and clinical literature, and currently has a research interest in outcomes following breast reconstruction.  

Education & Training

MD Tufts University School of Medicine (2005)
Microsurgery Fellow NYU Langone Medical Center
Plastic Surgery Resident NYU Langone Medical Center
Research Fellow Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
General Surgery Resident NYU Langone Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery (2016)

Honors & Recognition

  • Resident Research AwardNortheastern Society of Plastic Surgery (2010)

  • The Chairman's Award for Excellence in Basic Science ResearchMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2010)

  • PSEF Research FellowshipPlastic Surgery Education Foundation (2009)

  • Alpha Omega AlphaTufts University School of Medicine (2004)

  • Cum LaudeTufts University (2000)

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Contact Info

Tomer Avraham, MD
Patient Care Location
Breast Center at SmilowSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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