Gary Sheldon Kopf MD

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery)

Departments & Organizations

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education

Yale Medical Group

Program for Biomedical Ethics

Office of Student ResearchAdult Congenital Heart Program | Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery | Surgery: Cardiac Surgery; Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery

Research Interests

Arrhythmia surgery for congenital heart disease; Clinical research on long term survivors of congenital heart surgery; Experimental surgical models for congenital heart surgery; Web-based educational tools for congenital heart surgery more...


  • M.D., Harvard University, 1970

Selected Publications

  • Tolis G, Korkolis D, Kopf G, and Elefteriades J. Revascularization Alone (Without Mitral Valve Repair) Suffices in Patients With Advanced Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Mild-to- Moderate Mitral Regurgitation. Ann of Thorac Surg, Vol. 74, p. 1467-1481, November 2002.
  • Elefteriades J, Lovoulos C, Edwards R, Tittle S, Riley T, Tang P, Rocco E, Kopf G. Novel Technique for Isolated Accessory Right Heart Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease. J Thorac & Cardiovasc Surg (in press).
  • Mello D, Kopf GS. Repair of Infantile Aortic Coarctation and Transverse Arch Hypoplasia with Resection and Extended End to Undersurface of Aortic Arch Anastomosis. CTSNET Experts’ Technique, 2002.



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