Robert Udelsman MD, MBA, FACS, FACE

William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery; Chair, Department of Surgery; Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Chairman of the Board, Yale Medical Group; Leader of the Endocrine Cancer Disease Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven, CT (April 2012 - Current)

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale

Pediatric Thyroid Center

Surgery: Endocrine/General Surgery

Education & Training

  • B.A., Lafayette College (1977)
  • M.D., George Washington School of Medicine (1981)
  • M.B.A., Johns Hopkins University (2000)
  • M.A., Yale University (2001)
  • Intern, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD , Surgery (1981 - 1982)
  • Resident, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD , General Surgery (1982 - 1988)
  • Chief Resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD , Surgery (1988 - 1989)
  • Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD , Surgical Oncology (1983 - 1985)
  • Fellow, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD , Endocrinology (1983 - 1985)
  • Fellow, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD , Gastrointestinal Surgery (1989 - 1990)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult, Child | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Endocrine Surgery, Parathyroid, Hyperparathyroidism, Endocrine Oncology, Pediatric Thyroid surgery, General Surgery, Pancreas and Adrenal Glands


Cancers Treated

Endocrine, Thyroid


Board Certifications

  • Surgery, General, Board Certified (1990)

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