Brigid Killelea, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Surgical Oncology | The Breast Center

Yale Cancer Center: Breast Center | Cancer Prevention and Control | COPPER Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Killelea earned a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University prior to graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She proceeded to do her General Surgery Residency at New York City’s St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center followed by a dual fellowship in breast surgical oncology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt / Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. Since agreeing to join the Yale faculty in 2009, her partnership with prominent domestic / international peers has earned her the reputation as a clinical innovator and leading voice within the breast surgery community.

Education & Training

MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2001)
MPH Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (1996)
Fellowship Beth Israel Medical Center/St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Ctr
Research Fellow Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Mailman School of Public Health
Residency St. Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2009)

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Contact Info

Brigid Killelea, MD, MPH, FACS
Patient Care Locations
The Breast Center- Smilow Cancer Hospital at YaleSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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The Breast Center- Smilow Cancer Hospital at YaleYale New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
111 Goose Lane

Guilford, CT 06437
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Mailing Address
Surgical OncologyPO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062

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