Robert Udelsman MD, MBA, FACS, FACE

William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery; Chair, Department of Surgery; Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Clinical Program Leader, Endocrine Cancers Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Chairman of the Board, Yale Medical Group

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)
  • 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; surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, and endocrine pancreas; outpatient minimally invasive parathyroidectomy and laparascopic adrenalectomy; surgery for thyroid nodules and cancer; parathyroid disease; adrenal diseases; endocrine cancer


Cancers Treated

Endocrine, Thyroid


Board Certifications

  • Surgery, Board Certified (1990)

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