Conditions & Treatments
Abdominal ImagingRadiology & Biomedical Imaging
The breadth of experience among our doctors is reflected in their unique approach to patient care, management of complex medical cases, expertise in imaging guidelines and unwavering commitment to clinical excellence. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive medical test that physicians use to diagnose and treat medical conditions. It uses a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce detailed pictures of organs, soft tissues, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. An MRI does not use radiation. A computed tomography scan, more commonly known as a CT scan, is a diagnostic medical test that produces multiple images of the inside of the body. The cross-sectional images generated during...
Allergy & Clinical ImmunologyInternal Medicine
Yale Medicine’s Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology provides expert evaluation and treatment to adult and pediatric patients across the entire spectrum of allergic and immunologic disorders. We treat disorders from the most common to the very rare, providing care that is sometimes difficult to find elsewhere.
Our anesthesiologists, along with certified registered nurse anesthesiologists (CRNAs) and anesthesiology residents, care for outpatients who are discharged immediately after their surgery and do not require an overnight stay in the hospital. This ambulatory care, which spares patients the disruption of an overnight hospitalization, is designed to make the surgical experience as convenient and safe as possible for patients. We care for patients undergoing a wide range of procedures. Our department is recognized as a leader in anesthesiology care, education and research. Our comprehensive care includes: Evaluating patients before surgery (preoperative) Consulting with surgeons, providing pain control and monitoring life functions during...
Brain Tumor ProgramNeurology, Yale Cancer Center
The Brain Tumor Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital is dedicated to the care of patients with primary brain tumors, brain metastases, recurring brain tumors, and neurological complications of cancer. It is the only multidisciplinary group providing comprehensive brain cancer care in southern New England and has gained regional and national recognition. We offer you a wide spectrum of advanced strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors. Our program comprises the departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Medical Oncology, Therapeutic Radiology, Neuropathology and Neuroradiology. A dedicated patient coordinator facilitates your appointments and communication, coordinates services, and supports you and your family.
Brain Tumor SurgeryNeurosurgery
We cover all of the components critical to successfully managing patients with brain tumors, including comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis, genomic profiling of the tumor, leading edge treatment options, follow-up and psychosocial support. We welcome newly diagnosed patients as well as those who have already received extensive treatment elsewhere, along with patients in need of second surgeries or follow-up biopsies. We work closely with other Yale Medicine brain tumor doctors to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach that is patient focused. Our brain tumor surgeons offer vast experience in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors. Our surgeons have expertise with advanced microsurgical techniques, including the use of...
Breast CenterYale Cancer Center
The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital provides you with coordinated, state-of-the-art care for benign and malignant diseases of the breast. For patients diagnosed with breast cancer, we offer dedicated care, innovative treatment options, and cutting edge research. Our surgeons perform breast surgery exclusively, and are nationally known as leaders in the field. The Breast Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, and was the first National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Northeast to hold this designation. From the tranquility of the building and the range of services offered by complementary therapy and the boutique, to the most sophisticated personalized therapies and...
Our section has a long tradition of excellence in caring for cardiac surgical patients. Today, we deliver cardiac anesthesiology services to over 1,250 adult and pediatric patients annually. We manage patients with complex cardiac and cardiothoracic disease, those in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, those undergoing electrophysiology procedures, ablations and lung transplantation. Our expertise includes cardiac assist devices, cardiac transplantation, port-access valve procedures and robotic surgical procedures.
Cardiac ImagingRadiology & Biomedical Imaging
Our cardiology laboratories offer state-of-the-art SPECT, PET and SPECT-CT imaging. In our echocardiography laboratories, we provide a comprehensive array of 2-D and 3-D transthoracic and transesophageal imaging options. In addition, Yale Medicine doctors have a long history of ground-breaking research in cardiovascular nuclear imaging which means you’ll get the best care possible.
Yale Medicine Cardiac Surgery is a team of world-class heart surgeons, 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: Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) Valve repair and replacement (aortic and mitral) Aneurysm repair (aortic, thoracic aortic, left ventricular) Arrythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), including pacemaker and defibrillator insertion Heart failure, including artificial heart or ventricular assist devices (LVAD) Heart transplantation Congenital heart diseases in children and adults Yale's survival statistics for coronary artery bypass, mitral valve replacement...
Cardio-Oncology ProgramInternal Medicine, Yale Cancer Center
Our program is designed to help address the cardio-toxic side effects of chemotherapy treatment, as well as the confounding problem of co-existing cardiac disease and cancer. We also provide pre-surgical and pre-treatment cardiac evaluation for patients with cancer. Our service began in response to emerging data, which indicates that newly developed drugs for cancer treatment are having unanticipated side effects. Drugs such as Herceptin, which is very effective in the treatment of breast cancer, can have cardio-toxic side effects that are just beginning to be understood and researched. If it is determined that you have a pre-existing heart dysfunction, we can help make decisions as to how treatment can be optimized and establish the...
Pediatric Cardiology at Yale has a long history of innovation in the field of congenital heart disease, and our program is going through an exciting stage of growth and expansion. We provide the complete spectrum of cardiovascular care to patients from our community, the state and Northeast region. This includes the diagnosis of congenital and acquired heart disease, as well as arrhythmias that affect children. Our physicians are expertly trained to provide this care with the use of electrocardiography, echocardiography, cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology studies. And our congenital heart surgeons provide state-of-the-art surgical care to our patients in the setting of our nationally recognized Yale New Haven Children's...
Cardiovascular MedicineInternal Medicine
Yale Medicine’s Section of Cardiovascular Medicine offers the full spectrum of cardiovascular care with outstanding programs in 10 areas of specialized care. Our nearly 50 physicians treat an array of cardiac conditions and our Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease programs are the largest in Connecticut. In addition to providing comprehensive clinical care, our cardiologists are involved in such specialized research centers as the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center, which boasts faculty from eight countries and four continents.