David Daiho Yuh MD, FACS, FACC

Professor of Surgery (Section of Cardiac Surgery); Section Chief

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchSurgery: Cardiac Surgery: Yale Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Heart Transplantation

Research Interests

Cardiac valvular disease; Minimally-Invasive Approaches to Cardiac Surgery; Surgical Robotics; Computational Cardiac Modeling; Three-Dimensional Echocardiography more...


  • M.D., Stanford University, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Lebastchi AH, Tackett JJ, Argenziano M, Calhoon JH, Gasparri MG, Halkos ME, Hicks, Jr. GL, Iannettoni MD, Ikonomidis, JS, McCarthy PM, Starnes SL, Tong BC, Yuh DD. First nationwide survey of US integrated 6-year cardiothoracic residency program directors. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014; 148(2): 408-415.
  • Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, Baumgartner WA, Yuh DD. Operative outcomes in mitral valve surgery: The combined effect of surgeon and hospital volume in a population-based analysis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013; 146(3):638-646.
  • Kumar R, Jog A, Vagvolgyi B, Hager GD, Chen CCG, Yuh DD. Objective measures for longitudinal assessment of robotic surgery training. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012; 143(3):528-34.



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