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Tristen Park, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Contact Information

Tristen Park, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • 330 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States



Dr Tristen S. Park earned her medical degree at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and is a surgical oncologist specializing in the treatment of breast cancer and breast diseases. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Cell and molecular biology with honors from Cornell University. She completed a general surgery residency at Rutgers University and a three year Surgical Oncology and Clinical Immunotherapy fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health under the world-renowned Dr. Steven A Rosenberg. She subsequently completed a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Duke University. She currently is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale and heads the Breast oncology cancer research bank, where all tissue and blood is stored for future research within the Yale Cancer Center.

Dr. Park's clinical interests include triple negative breast cancer and cancer immuno-oncology, from her training at the National Cancer Institute she has a particular interest in cancer immunology and the potential role of immunotherapy in the treatment of breast cancer. Outside of medicine, she is a classically trained pianist and had studied solo piano, chamber music and history at Cornell University, and the preparatory divisions of the Aaron Copland College of Music and the Mannes Conservatory of Music in New York City. She is currently a patron of the Yale School of Music.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2006)
  • BA
    Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Molecular Biology (2001)
  • Fellow, Breast Surgical Oncology
    Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellow, Surgical Oncology and Immunotherapy
    National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health
  • Board Certification
    AB of Surgery, General Surgery (2014)

Departments & Organizations