Dr. Derek Steinbacher to Lead Innovation and Emerging Technologies for Yale Surgery
The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce Dr. Derek Steinbacher’s recent appointment as Medical Director for Innovation and Emerging Technologies, effective Jan. 1. In his new role, Dr. Steinbacher will serve as a Faculty liaison to Yale Innovations and industry partners, in order to identify, implement, and integrate emerging technologies and initiatives across the department’s surgical specialties.
Breast Cancer Community Tumor Board: Innovative Breast Cancer Therapies: New Systemic Therapies and Surgical Options
On October 13, 2021, members of our breast cancer care community presented on "Innovative Breast Cancer Therapies: New Systemic Therapies and Surgical Options" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Dr. John Persing Retires, Following 30 Years Leading Plastic Surgery at Yale
June 30, 2021 marked the end of an era for Yale Surgery, and the beginning of another, as Division Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. John A. Persing, retired from the position after nearly 30 years, and passed the leadership torch to Dr. Bohdan Pomahac.
Yale Craniofacial Surgery Fellow Dr. Joseph Lopez Awarded 2021 Betsy Winters House Staff Award
Dr. Joseph Lopez, the Craniofacial fellow within the Division of Plastic Surgery, has been awarded the 2021 Betsy Winters House Staff Award. The annual award recognizes clinical staff who have made the most significant contributions to the education of medical students, as nominated by the graduating class.
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians recognized as Connecticut Magazine 'Best Doctors'
Connecticut Magazine has named 90 Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians to its 2021 Best Doctors guide. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the 'Best Doctors' list consists of more than 1,500 Connecticut physicians from nearly 40 medical specialties.
Connecticut's Top Doctors 2021: Over 1,500 physicians in 66 specialties
Finding a great physician can be difficult. That’s why we’ve partnered with Castle Connolly, a leading national health care research company, to bring you our biggest guide ever to Connecticut’s most recommended health practitioners. Here are the results of the doctor-voted survey.Source: Connecticut Magazine
Dr. Bohdan Pomahac to Lead Plastic Surgery at Yale
The Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the recruitment of Dr. Bohdan Pomahac as the succeeding Division Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, following Dr. John Persing's 29-year tenure. Dr. Persing plans to retire at the end of June, 2021.
Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Trumbull, Fairfield, and at Bridgeport Hospital
Smilow Cancer Hospital, in partnership with the Norma Pfriem Breast Center in Trumbull, Fairfield, and at Bridgeport Hospital, are at the forefront of providing innovative and compassionate multi- disciplinary breast care.
Smilow Shares Fairfield and Trumbull to Host Virtual Sessions on Breast Cancer Awareness and Treatment Advances
Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Fairfield and Trumbull will be hosting a virtual Smilow Shares program on “Breast Cancer Awareness and Treatment Advances” on Tuesday, October 21 at 7pm.