Emily Rachel Christison-Lagay, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics) and of Pediatrics; Assistant Professor

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Pediatric Surgery: Fetal Care Center; General Pediatric & Thoracic Surgery; Pediatric Aerodigestive Disorders Program; Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery Program; Pediatric Trauma Surgery Program | Vascular Anomalies & Malformations Program

Fetal Care Center

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Thyroid Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Emily Christison-Lagay, MD is a pediatric surgeon specializing in patients with cancer. She is board-certified in surgery and pediatric surgery, and has dedicated interest in pediatric solid tumors including thoracic, liver, and renal tumors, as well as neuroblastoma, childhood sarcomas, and pediatric diseases of the thyroid. She also enjoys general pediatric surgery including neonatal care.She completed her medical degree at Harvard Medical School and her general surgical residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital, with research in tumor angiogenesis at Boston Children's Hospital. From there, she completed a pediatric surgical fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, followed by a "super"-fellowship in pediatric surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Education & Training

MD Harvard Medical School (2002)
Fellowship Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital for Sick Children
Residency Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2009)
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery (2012)

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Emily Rachel Christison-Lagay, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric Specialty Center/Pediatric Surgery747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Yale Pediatrics Specialty CenterGreenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

Greenwich, CT 06830
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Yale Pediatric SurgeryYale New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06504
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Yale Surgery- Pediatric Surgery1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Surgery- Pediatric SurgeryPark Avenue Medical Center
5520 Park Avenue, Ste 1st Floor

Trumbull, CT 06611
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Yale Pediatric Specialty CenterOld Saybrook Medical Center
633 Middlesex Turnpike

Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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Mailing Address
Pediatric SurgeryPO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520-8062