Arnar Geirsson, MD, Thoracic Surgery, New Haven, CT, Yale-New Haven Hospital

ArnarGeirssonMD

Thoracic Surgery New Haven, CT

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Chief Division of Cardiac Surgery Associate Professor of Surgery Yale University School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Adult cardiac surgeon specializing in valve surgery specifically robotic mitral valve surgery, complex preoperative surgery and heart transplantation.
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Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2005 - 2007
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1998 - 2005
  • University of Iceland
    University of IcelandClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2007 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2005 - 2018
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAHA) American Heart Association
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Association Between Cardiac Surgeons’ Number of Years in Practice and Surgical Outcomes in New York Cardiac Centers  
    Makoto Mori, Roland Assi, Arnar Geirsson, JAMA Network Open

Authored Content

  • Combined Valve Operations in the Aortic and Mitral Positions with or Without Added Tricuspid Valve RepairFebruary 2020

Press Mentions

  • New Organ Selection System at YNHH Yields Five-Fold Increase in Heart Transplants
    New Organ Selection System at YNHH Yields Five-Fold Increase in Heart TransplantsNovember 3rd, 2020
  • Bridgeport Hospital Enhances Cardiac Surgery with Expertise of YNH Health Heart & Vascular Center
    Bridgeport Hospital Enhances Cardiac Surgery with Expertise of YNH Health Heart & Vascular CenterOctober 28th, 2020
  • Bacteria Harnessed to Provide Oxygen to the Heart During a Heart Attack
    Bacteria Harnessed to Provide Oxygen to the Heart During a Heart AttackJune 14th, 2017
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