Alan C. Dardik
Alan C. Dardik
Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2021


Yale University, 1986, BS, Computer Science; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1993, MD and 1993, PhD

Professional Area

Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Vein Grafts, Arteriovenous Fistulae, Vascular Patches, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Stem Cells, Nanoparticles, Translational Science, Leadership, Mentorship, Service.


For seminal contributions to the molecular characterization of surgical procedures, including vein grafts, arteriovenous fistulae and vessel patches, that have led to the RADAR fistula, a new surgical technique used in patients to create fistulae for hemodialysis access; and for serving as a leader and role model for surgeon-scientists.