Cardiac Surgery

Yale Cardiac Surgery is a group of world-class heart surgeons, from the Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery, devoted exclusively to the cardiac care of adults and children. Our surgeons perform state-of-the-art minimally invasive and traditional operations for the full range of cardiac diseases and conditions, including:

Yale's survival statistics for coronary artery bypass, mitral valve replacement, and aortic valve replacement consistently exceed national and regional norm.

Yale Cardiac Surgeons operate at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, where they work closely with internists, cardiologists, and vascular surgeons in pre- and post-operative care. Faculty continue cutting-edge research in aortic surgery, transplantation, mechanical heart, and experimental cardiac transplantation programs, as well as vascular biology and transplantation immunology, including pathogenesis of coronary arteriosclerosis.


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Dr. Arnar Geirsson, MD, FACS, FAHA, Interim Section Chief of Cardiac Surgery

It has been nearly 10 years since I accepted my first academic faculty position at Yale University School of Medicine...

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Yale Cardiac Surgery
800 Howard Avenue, 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511

T 203.785.5000
F 203.785.3346

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