Clinical Research

As a partner with Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, our surgeons are internationally renowned for their research in obesity and their pioneering work in advancing laparoscopic techniques.

Yale gastrointestinal surgeon, Kurt Roberts, MD, is one of the pioneers who developed scarless surgery in the United States and around the world. In August of 2008, Dr. Roberts was the first to perform a transvaginal appendectomy (NOTES), requiring absolutely no abdominal incisions. His patient needed only one Tylenol to reduce discomfort, and she resumed normal activities in just two days.

By participating in a clinical trial, you may get access to the most advanced treatments that may be otherwise unavailable. You’ll also play a part in helping to determine their benefits for future patients.

Visit to view available clinical trials or learn more about clinical research at Yale.