Departments & Organizations
Dr. Elder has an interest in caring for patients with congenital heart disease across the lifespan, from birth though adulthood, and joined the Yale faculty in 2013 as a member of the Department of Pediatrics as well as the Department of Medicine to help further grow the Yale Adult Congenital Heart Program. After completing a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, he graduated from pediatric cardiology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. He spent an additional year of training at Emory University focused on the management of adults with congenital heart disease and currently is one of less than 200 physicians in the entire country board certified in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
Dr. Elder has expertise in congenital cardiac imaging, including transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography. His research interests include long-term outcomes of adult survivors and specifically Fontan patients, with particular focus on the effects of Fontan circulation on the liver. He is interested in medical education and serves as the Co-Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program.
Education & Training
|MD||University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2005)|
|Advanced Fellowship||Emory School of Medicine|
|Fellowship||Columbia University Medical Center|
|Residency||University of Pittsburg Medical Center|
|Internship||University of Pittsburgh Medical Center|
|Board Certification||AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2009)|
|Board Certification||AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2009, recertified: 2017)|
|Board Certification||AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology (2012)|
|Board Certification||AB of Internal Medicine, Adult Congenital Heart Disease (2015)|
Honors & Recognition
Mae Gailani Award for Outstanding Clinical Care & ResearchDepartment of Pediatrics (2017)