Accepting New Patients
Yale Medicine Department of Surgery is a premier center for adult and pediatric patients needing surgical treatment and comprehensive care for a full range of conditions and diseases, from the most common to the most complicated. We harness the latest technologies and surgical techniques with a focus on minimally invasive surgery whenever possible so that our patients experience shorter hospital stays and less postoperative discomfort. Our renowned surgeons and faculty continue to push the frontiers of surgical science through innovative treatment and leading-edge research, changing lives and...
Surgery For Cancer Treatment
One type of surgery for cancer is curative. This procedure removes the cancerous tumor or growth from the body. Surgeons use curative surgery when the cancerous tumor is in one specific area of the body. This type of treatment is often considered the primary treatment, but other types of cancer treatments, such as radiation, may be used before or after the surgery.