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Justin D. Blasberg, MD, MPH, FACS

Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery
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Patient type treated
Child, Adult
Accepting new patients
Referral required
From patients or physicians
Board Certified in
General Surgery and Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery


Justin D. Blasberg, MD is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Robotic Thoracic Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and completed his cardiothoracic training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr Blasberg is a Board Certified General Surgeon (ACS) and a Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon (ABTS).

Dr. Blasberg's practice includes minimally invasive and open management for diseases of the esophagus, lung, mediastinum, chest wall, thoracic outlet, and diaphragm. He has a particular interest in benign and malignant diseases of the trachea, including idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis and post-intubation stenosis, as well as complex lung resections requiring bronchoplasty. He also performs first rib resection and anterior scalenectomy for all varieties of thoracic outlet syndrome, sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis, and minimally invasive chest wall reconstructions for pectus deformities. As a skilled surgeon, Dr. Blasberg performs the majority of his surgeries, when possible, in a minimally invasive fashion.

Dr. Blasberg has a vision and a passion for Medicine, Surgery, and improving the care of the patient. He best embodies the young academic surgeon possessing an inquisitive mind, perseverant work ethic, and an engaging personality. Dr. Blasberg leads a clinical research program on novel imaging techniques for the detection of lung cancer and surgical outcomes research in thoracic surgery.


  • Associate Professor of Surgery (Thoracic Surgery)
  • Director of Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Yale University, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (2019)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2013)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2012)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
    Mayo Clinic (2012)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident
    Boston Children's Hospital (2012)
  • General Surgery Resident
    St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital (2011)
  • MD
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2005)

Additional Information

  • Smilow Cancer Hospital Thoracic Oncology Program
    Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center - North Haven
    6 Devine Street, Fl 2
    North Haven, CT, 06473