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Yaffee, David, MD





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Cardiac Surgery
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Atrial Fibrillation, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Heart Valve Surgery, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, Maze Procedure, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, Robotic Heart Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR), Valve Surgery


New York University School of Medicine

Graduate School
Boston University

New York University School of Medicine

Medical School
New York University School of Medicine

New York University School of Medicine

Boston University

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • New York Society for Thoracic Surgery, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Very patient - answered several questions - great explanations so my daughter & I could easily understand.

5 out of 5 stars

Everyone was super caring & very efficient.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

If you need to have a doctor go inside you he's the doctor to have excellent

5 out of 5 stars

He is very personable and explained every question wonderfully I have a lot of confidence in him

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent at explaining what the problem seems to be, the options as far as next steps, and likely outcomes. Very easy to talk with.


Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

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