Dani Haakinson, MD

Assistant Professor; Assistant Professor of Surgery (Transplant)

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Transplant & Immunology

Yale Medicine


Danielle is excited to have joined the surgical faculty at the Yale New Haven Transplant Center and School of Medicine.  She is originally from Colorado and completed several years of research, her undergraduate education and her medical education at Colorado State University and University of Colorado.  She moved to Arizona for her surgical training completing both General Surgery Residency and an Abdominal Transplant Surgical Fellowship at Mayo Clinic Arizona.  Her research interests include the diabetic management of surgical and transplant patients, marginal organ utilization and surgical education.  Danielle loves teaching and mentorship of future physicians and healthcare providers.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, music, reading, cooking, hiking and yoga.

Education & Training

MD University of Colorado SOM (2008)
BS Colorado State University, Biologic Sciences with Minor in Anatomy and Neuroanatomy (1998)
Abdominal Transplant Fellow Mayo Clinic
Categorical Surgical Resident Mayo Clinic
Internship Mayo Clinic
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2016)

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Contact Info

Dani Haakinson, MD
Patient Care Location
Transplant CenterYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Fl 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Section of Transplant SurgeryFarnam Memorial Building (330 Cedar)
330 Cedar Street, Ste FMB 121

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
333 Cedar Street
PO Box 208062

New Haven, CT 06520

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