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Isabelle Chumfong, M.D., M.Eng.

Resident (PGY-4)
General Surgery

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  • Simon's Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington, MA, AA 2001
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT, BS, Chemical Engineering, 2003; MEng, Engineering and Applied Science (Chemical), Select Program in Engineering and Management 2004
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, MD 2011
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
  • Digital Health
  • Medical Device Design

Isabelle Chumfong, M.D. M.Eng. is a resident in the Department of Surgery and is currently spending two years as a Surgical Innovations research fellow. Dr. Chumfong has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering (2003) and an M.Eng. in Engineering and Management (2004) from Yale University. She received her M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011. At the start of her research years, Dr. Chumfong worked as a medical fellow at IDEO, a global design and innovation firm. She is currently working on the development of a device to prevent pressure ulcers and a novel laparoscopic surgical grasper.

  • NIH, T32 GI Training Grant
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  1. Chumfong I, Brown D, Keune J, Kodner I, Ray S, Zihni AM. Distributing a limited resource: ethical allocation of deceased donor kidneys. Surgery. 2014 Jul; 156(1):198-203. View in PubMed
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  1. Chumfong I, Brown D, Keune J, Kodner I, Ray S, Zihni A. Distributing a Limited Resource: Ethical Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys. Surgery. 2014 Jul;156(1):198-203.

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