Jeffrey R. Bender, MD

Robert I. Levy Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Immunobiology; Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine; Director, Yale Cardiovascular Research Center

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Yale Cardiovascular Research Center | Diabetes Research Center | Rheumatic Diseases Research Core

Immunobiology: HTI

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

FAC Leadership

Faculty Research

Heart & Vascular Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Immunology and Immunotherapy

NHLBI Proteomics

NIH T32 Program

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Tissue Specific Stem Cells

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Immunology

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology: Mounting an Immune Response; Regulating the Immune Response | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Hematology, Vascular Biology and Inflammation; Human Disease Pathology, Physiology and Intervention; Metabolism; Virology and Immunology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

MD University of California/San Francisco (1979)
Fellow Stanford University
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1983)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (1985)

Honors & Recognition

  • Robert I. Levy Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology; Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation; Member, Association of American Physicians; Member, Association of University Cardiologists;


  • Cardiovascular Research United Kingdom (2011)

    Yale-Cambridge Program in Cardiovascular Research that focuses on arteriosclerosis, angiogenisis, vascular injury, and transplantation.

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Contact Info

Jeffrey R. Bender, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale CardiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale General CardiologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
300 George Street, Ste Cardiovascular Research Center, 773G
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056

Curriculum Vitae