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Jennifer Moliterno, MD, FAANS

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Patient type treated
Child, Adult
Accepting new patients
Referral required
From patients or physicians
Board Certified in
Neurological Surgery


Jennifer Moliterno, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board certified neurosurgeon at Yale Medicine who specializes in surgical procedures for benign and malignant brain tumors, as well as for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. She completed her internship and residency training in neurosurgery at Yale New Haven Hospital. Following her graduation, she underwent more advanced fellowship training in neurosurgical oncology and brain tumor surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. 

Dr. Moliterno’s passion for taking care of her patients drives her work. “I get to take care of people at the highest level, which is incredibly rewarding,” she says. Dr. Moliterno alleviates patients’ concerns by helping them understand the procedures they’re about to undergo. To do this, she will often show them their MRI and CT scans. “It’s amazing how people really understand their condition and our treatment approach once they see their films,” she says.

In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Moliterno is involved with precision medicine for brain tumor patients. 


  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Clinical Program Leader, Brain Tumor Center
  • Chief, Neurosurgical Oncology for Primary Brain Tumors

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Florida College of Medicine (2005)
  • Fellowship
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Internship
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

Additional Information

  • Smilow Cancer Hospital Brain Tumor Center
    Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
    35 Park Street, Fl 8
    New Haven, CT, 06511