Glenda Callender, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery (Endocrine Surgery); Endocrine Surgeon; Director, Endocrine Surgical Oncology Clinical Trials

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Endocrine Surgery

Yale Cancer Center: Endocrine Cancers Program

Yale Medicine


Glenda G. Callender, M.D., FACS is a board-certified surgeon. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2000 and completed her residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2007. Dr. Callender is fellowship-trained in Surgical Oncology and Surgical Endocrinology. She completed both fellowships in 2010 at M D Anderson Cancer Center.

Her clinical interests include thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal surgery. She focuses on minimally invasive approaches, and surgery for endocrine cancers. Her research focuses on outcomes of endocrine surgery, and clinical trials for endocrine cancers.

Education & Training

MD Harvard Medical School (2000)
BA University of Pennsylvania, Psychology (1994)
Fellowship University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Residency University of Chicago Medical Center
Internship University of Chicago Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2008, recertified: 2017)

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Contact Info

Glenda Callender, MD, FACS
Patient Care Location
Yale Endocrine SurgerySmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 4th floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Endocrine SurgeryPO Box 208062
New Haven, CT 06520

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