Dr. John A Elefteriades MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. John Elefteriades is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in New Haven, Connecticut and is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Elefteriades accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Yale-New Haven Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Greek.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Aortic, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Valve, Aortic Diseases, Coronary Artery Bypass, Heart Transplantation

Hospital Affiliation

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ranked #25 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1977

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1978–1980

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1981–1983

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 32 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Aortic Valve Replacement for Critical Aortic Stenosis After Bilateral Lung Transplantation.
Banack, T.,Ziganshin, B. A.,Barash, P.,Elefteriades, J. A.

Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms: Four Case Reports and Literature Review.
Theodoropoulos, P.,Ziganshin, B. A.,Tranquilli, M.,Elefteriades, J. A.

Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest Effectively Preserves Neurocognitive Function.
Chau, K. H.,Friedman, T.,Tranquilli, M.,Elefteriades, J. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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