Conditions & Treatments
Yale Medicine’s Department of Anesthesiology is dedicated to providing the highest quality anesthesia care to both children and adults. We treat about 30,000 patients a year. We provide pain management care to patients before, during and after surgery, working with doctors in a variety of clinical specialties. We care for patients undergoing a wide range of procedures, whether they are healthy or gravely ill.We are dedicated to providing cutting-edge, safe and short-acting anesthetic medications. We also feature sophisticated monitoring devices to assist our anesthesiologists in providing patients with the best medical care possible.
Child Study Center
Parenting can be difficult, especially when you have concerns about your child’s development.The Yale Medicine Child Study Center is an internationally recognized center of innovation in child and family mental health, dedicated to promoting healthy development and psychological well-being across the lifespan.We care for children and adolescents whose families are concerned about their child’s development and behavior. Their concerns include developmental delays, worries or behaviors that interfere with their child’s life, isolation and fear of school, and defiant and difficult behavior. We specialize in identifying the most appropriate treatment for each child and family.Our first job is to listen. As we begin to understand your family...
Yale Medicine’s Department of Dermatology, the largest center for specialty dermatology in Connecticut, is among the oldest in the United States. We treat skin conditions that interfere with your ability to enjoy daily life.We treat the full range of skin conditions, common to rare. We are widely recognized for our expertise in the treatment of cutaneous lymphoma, melanoma, inherited disorders of keratinization, and keratinocyte carcinomas.Our Yale Medicine dermatologists have made important contributions to the treatment of skin cancer. Our patients often benefit from early access to new treatments and therapies discovered at Yale, such as photopheresis. Photopheresis is a new technology for treatment of life-threatening and debilitating...
Our highly specialized emergency staff at Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital are available around the clock to provide care for life-threatening or acute illnesses and injuries for adults and children. Our physicians are all board-certified in emergency medicine and also treat flare-ups of chronic illness.Our Yale New Haven Hospital location is a designated Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma facility, the first and only hospital in the state with this status. Click here to read more about our Trauma Center.
We care for adults and children in a setting that respects individuals and families. Our state-of-the art genetic services include:DiagnosisEvaluationCounselingManagement of genetic and congenital conditionsWe perform chromosome and molecular genetic testing in dedicated laboratories. We interpret the results so that you can easily understand them.The conditions we diagnose include:Chromosomal abnormalitiesCongenital malformationsIntellectual developmental disorderDevelopmental delayDysmorphic syndromes (such as Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Turner Syndrome)Connective tissue disordersSkeletal dysplasias (dwarfism)Inherited neurologic disordersInherited cardiomyopathiesCongenital heart disease associated with such syndromes as Marfan...
Yale Medicine's Department of Internal Medicine is among the nation’s best. As one of the nation's top medical schools, we bring together clinicians, investigators and educators. We offer comprehensive and specialized services in all areas of care in a variety of outpatient settings.Our culture of collaboration and research gives patients access to expert opinions from nearly 1,000 doctors and scores of clinical trials. Most importantly, we offer world-class care to each and every patient, ensuring your diverse medical needs are attended to with compassion and expertise.
Our department has a long and proud tradition of providing compassionate, advanced care. We study the molecular and cellular components of blood and other body fluids. This work is crucial to diagnosing and managing illness and understanding the mechanisms and origins of disease. Our team has developed many different clinical tests that help us find critical health information and make an accurate diagnosis without using invasive procedures. Our goal is to understand how the immune system protects you from attack, how mature cells in your body develop from more primitive stem cells, how viruses and other microbes work, how transfusions can be made better and safer, and how your body works to stop bleeding when you are injured. We are...
Our highly trained physicians are dedicated to understanding and treating the entire spectrum of nervous system diseases. We offer outstanding clinical care while integrating cutting-edge technologies and scientific discovery for complex neurologic problems. We have active programs at Yale New Haven Hospital, the Veterans Administration Medical Center in West Haven and Gaylord Hospital.We have a long history of being a pioneer in the field of neurology, including establishing one of the first epilepsy monitoring units and creating one of the first stroke centers at the VA Center in West Haven. Yale scientists discovered the genes that cause MS. Now, we are performing basic research in understanding the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.Other...
Our team of neurosurgeons, scientists, practitioners and support staff is devoted to providing the very best neurosurgical care for adults and children with all types of neurological disorders of the central (brain and spinal cord) and peripheral nervous systems, as well as the blood vessels supplying them. We accept and treat every patient. Our Department is unique in that each of our neurosurgeons specializes in a very focused and specific area of neurosurgery, with many being recognized internationally as experts in their fields. Patients receive the very best in neurosurgical care, resulting in consistently excellent outcomes. Simply put, our compassion, expertise and hospital facilities are unsurpassed in the state and New England...
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
From family planning services to cancer treatment, Yale Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences is dedicated to helping women at all stages of life. Our department has expanded to become a worldwide leader in women’s medicine. We are also known for major contributions to the field, including the introduction of fetal heart monitoring and programs dedicated to helping women rediscover intimacy after surviving cancer.At Yale Medicine, we care deeply about women’s health. We offer many subspecialty care sections and more than 15 programs to help women navigate from adolescence to adulthood. We believe that when you combine compassionate doctors with groundbreaking medicine, every patient benefits.
Our highly skilled and compassionate ophthalmologists and staff are dedicated to assuring that you have and keep the best possible vision.We provide state-of-the-art treatment for major and minor eye diseases and conditions, ranging from pink eye and nearsightedness to glaucoma and macular degeneration. Our practice includes not only highly esteemed physicians, but also world-renowned researchers. Our patients have access to the latest treatments and advances.
Orthopedics & Rehabilitation
At Yale Medicine Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, we are committed to excellence in all areas of musculoskeletal care. We are based in New Haven with additional satellite offices and surgical centers in surrounding towns. In collaboration with the Yale Medicine Center for Musculoskeletal Care, our physicians treat a variety of bone, joint, nerve, and muscle ailments across many orthopaedic specialties.
Our expert pathologists are key players in all health care provided by Yale Medicine. By studying bodily fluids and tissues, we help other physicians make diagnoses. We offer highly specialized diagnostic and consultation services in all major specialty and subspecialty areas of pathology.Our subspecialists attend all tumor boards, or meetings in which a number of doctors from various specialties review and discuss a patient's medical condition and treatment options. We routinely provide expert advice and guidance for medical professionals and patients outside of Yale Medicine.We pride ourselves on our rapid evaluation capabilities and our broad experience. Our subspecialist pathologists are on call around-the-clock, assuring that doctors...
Our faculty and staff are uncompromising in their commitment to the welfare of children and adolescents. One of two major pediatric centers in Connecticut, we offer an extensive range of services for patients and physicians through our 14 specialties. In addition, we have several interdisciplinary centers and programs that involve collaborations with multiple departments throughout Yale Medicine and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. Thanks to our reputation for comprehensive pediatric care, we serve as a regional and national center for referral and consultation.Many of our physicians are internationally recognized for their innovative approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of conditions, including arrhythmias, diabetes, pediatric...
We are dedicated to adding to the body of knowledge and improving treatments for psychiatric disorders that span all ages. Yale investigators have pioneered new treatments for nearly every psychiatric disorder. Our research programs have produced breakthroughs in fields as diverse as molecular neuroscience, genetics, translational neuroscience, neuroimaging, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, rehabilitation, health services, forensic psychiatry, epidemiology, and health policy.
Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
At the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, we are committed to providing patient-focused, evidence-based care to all of our patients, using clinical expertise along with the latest advances in technology. We offer a comprehensive range of imaging services and tailor each exam to meet your specific needs. Our board-certified doctors are national and international leaders in diagnostic imaging and advanced image-guided therapies, and they are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of care in patient safety, quality and satisfaction. Our physicians have received numerous distinguished awards, including “Top Doctors” and “Best Doctors” recognition, year after year. We provide our patients with the best in imaging quality,...
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 the future of surgical treatment, each and every day.
The Department of Therapeutic Radiology, an integral part of the Yale Cancer Center, provides all forms of radiation therapy treatment to patients. We offer state-of-the art cancer treatments and programs. Our attending physician specialists work collaboratively with an experienced and dedicated health care team. We believe this approach provides the most comprehensive and specialized treatment care plan for every one of our patients. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing a supportive environment prior to, during and following treatment. Our team of experienced, highly-trained professionals provides both routine and emergency care to cancer patients in a safe, efficient, and caring manner.