Heather Osborn, MD, FRCS(C)

Assistant Professor; Assistant Professor Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Otolaryngology Surgery: Head & Neck Cancer Surgery Program

Yale Cancer Center: Head and Neck Cancers Program | Virus and Other Infection-associated Cancers

Yale Medicine


Heather Osborn, MD is an Assistant Professor and Head and Neck Surgeon in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Osborn completed a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Prior to this, she completed Otolaryngology residency at the University of Toronto. Dr. Osborn is an active member in the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and the American Head and Neck Society. 

Education & Training

MD Western University, Medicine (2011)
BA Queen's University, Political studies (2007)
Fellowship Harvard Medical School/ Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Residency University of Toronto
Board Certification Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of CANADA, Otolaryngology (2016)

Honors & Recognition

  • Triological Society Travel Award (2017)

  • Percy Ireland Resident Research Award (2015)

  • Helen Mildred Blythe Allison Undergraduate Award in MedicineWestern University (2011)

  • Norma Heather Fletcher Undergraduate Award in MedicineWestern University (2010)

Professional Service

  • Head and neck cancer screening program (2018 - Present) Surgeon site-lead of the head and neck cancer screening program

  • Co-director, Cross-departmental airway simulation resident training program (2018 - Present) Director

  • Park Avenue Medical Center (2017 - Present) Member of the Physicians Advisory Council of Park Avenue Medical Center

  • Kids2Hear (2014 - 2015) Community Initiative, Toronto, Canada

  • Director, Partners in Caring (2007 - 2009) Student Run Clinic to serve the refugee population, London, Ontario

  • Director, Newcomer Health Education Program (2007 - 2008) Toronto, Canada

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Contact Info

Heather Osborn, MD, FRCS(C)
Patient Care Locations
Head & Neck Cancer ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Head & Neck Cancer ProgramPark Avenue Medical Center
5520 Park Avenue

Trumbull, CT 06611
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208062
Yale Otolaryngology

New Haven, CT 06519

Curriculum Vitae