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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 is an Assistant Professor of Surgery who is a deeply committed to outstanding and compassionate surgical care in the treatment of breast cancer and breast diseases. She offers the most advanced techniques in breast surgery, and is a passionate advocate of nipple sparing mastectomy, hidden scar placement and oncoplastic techniques. She focuses her surgical efforts on helping patients maintain a sense of physical wholeness so that they will feel beautiful and strengthened in their journey through life.

Dr Park earned her medical degree at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed 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 followed by a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Park's research 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 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

  • Fellow, Breast Surgical Oncology
    Duke University Medical Center (2017)
  • Fellow, Surgical Oncology and Immunotherapy
    National Cancer Institute/ National Institutes of Health (2015)
  • MD
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2006)
  • BA
    Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Molecular Biology (2001)

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