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Tamar Mirensky

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
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  • Pediatric Surgery

Clinical Focus


  • MD, University of Pennsylvania

  • Residency, General Surgery
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pediatic Surgery
    St. Louis Children's Hospital


    Dr. Mirensky received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Applied Science degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mirensky continued her studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her Doctor of Medicine. She completed her residency in General Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where she was awarded the Sam Harvey Yale Surgical Society Outstanding Resident Award and the Dennis Wasson, MD Award for Outstanding Performance in Surgical Residency.  Dr. Mirensky completed a post-doctoral research Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine, where she studied tissue engineered vascular grafts.  Dr. Mirensky was awarded the Rosencrantz Basic Science Award by the American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Surgery in 2008 and 2009. Following her General Surgery training, Dr. Mirensky completed a clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, where she was the recipient of the Gregorio A. Sicard Fellow Teaching Award.

    Dr. Mirensky’s clinical interests include all aspects of pediatric general and thoracic surgery, advanced minimally invasive surgery of neonates and children and the management of pediatric and adolescent obesity.  Dr. Mirensky has a strong interest in the epidemiologic basis of disease and clinical outcomes.  She will continue to supplement her practice with collaborative clinical research efforts. 



  • 2014 - 2014
    Gregorio A. Sicard Fellow Teaching Award
    Washington University Department of Surgery

  • 2012 - 2012
    The Sam Harvey Outstanding Resident Award
    Yale Surgical Society

  • 2008 - 2008
    Best Abstract Recognition
    Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society

  • 2008 - 2009
    Rosencrantz Basic Science Award
    American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Surgery

  • 2006 - 2006
    Ira S. Goldenberg General Surgery Intern of the Year
    Yale-New Haven Hospital Department of Surgery

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Dr. Mirensky did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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