Surgery

Yale New Haven Hospital's expert surgeons have access to the most advanced technology and the latest research. From complex organ transplants, precise neurosurgeries and open-heart operations to simple outpatient procedures, our physicians and staff work hard to provide patient- and family-centered surgical care for both adults and children.

Why YNHH for surgery

Yale New Haven Hospital provides comprehensive surgical services. Our surgeons are specially trained and uniquely experienced in state-of-the-art surgical techniques, offering minimally invasive, endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures as well as traditional open surgeries. Our emphasis is on the most successful surgery with the least pain, scarring and recovery time.

Surgical Specialties

The physicians, surgeons and staff at YNHH use a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to surgery, providing personalized treatment for adults and children. Yale New Haven Hospital surgical specialties include:

  • Cardiac surgery
  • Dental surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Head and Neck surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Surgical oncology
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Transplantation surgery
  • Trauma surgery
  • Vascular surgery

The technology to support great surgical minds

3T MRI Integrated Neuro Suite

With the installation of the 3 Tesla MRI neuro suite by IMRIS, Yale New Haven Hospital has become the first hospital in the nation to offer intra-operative MR imaging and biplane x-ray angiography for a wide range of neurosurgical, neurovascular and cardiovascular procedures. This revolutionary technology with multi-functional capabilities provides high-quality MR images before, during and after a neurosurgical procedure - without ever moving the patient.

Learn more about 3T Integrated Neuro Suite

daVinci Surgical System

At Yale New Haven Hospital, the da Vinci Surgical System enhances surgical capabilities, providing superior visualization and greater precision. As a result, surgeons can now perform even complex surgery using 1-2 cm. incisions. This enables healthcare providers to offer a minimally invasive treatment option to the broadest possible range of patients. YNHH surgeons use the daVinci Surgical System is used for gynecologic and urological procedures.