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Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Welcomes Dr. Clune

November 07, 2016

Please join us in welcoming the return of James Clune, MD to the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Clune will re-join the Department as an Assistant Professor, his primary focus will be the development of our hand and peripheral nerve surgery program at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

A New England native, Jim attended Wesleyan University for his undergraduate studies, and George Washington University for medical school where he was awarded the Benjamin Manchester Humanitarian Prize for his volunteer work with Operation Smile. He completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at Yale and an upper extremity fellowship with Dr. Neil Jones at the University of California. He then went on to complete additional post-doctoral training in peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery at the Hospital Universitario La Paz in Madrid and complex microsurgical hand reconstruction with Dr. Francisco Pinal in Santander, Spain.

Dr. Clune is looking forward to working with Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale School of Medicine and is excited at the opportunity to expand the peripheral nerve program.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Clune to the Department of Surgery.
Submitted by Melanie Kresta on November 07, 2016