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Arnar Geirsson, MD, FACS, FAHA

Associate Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery)

Interim Section Chief

Research Interests

  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Clinical Interests

  • Aneurysm, Dissecting
  • Aorta, Thoracic
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Valve
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Prolapse
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Mitral Valve
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve
  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Mitral Valve Annuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Dr. Geirsson is the Surgical Director of Surgical Valve Program at the Heart and Vascular Center of Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Associate Director of the Aortic Institute.

Dr. Geirsson specializes in the following procedures:

Dr. Geirsson earned his medical degree from the University of Iceland and completed his General Surgery Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Cardiothoracic Residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania before taking his first academic faculty position at...

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