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Eric D. Girard, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
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263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
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B.S.Georgetown UniversityBiology
M.D.Albany Medical CollegeMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyUniversity of ConnecticutGeneral Surgery
FellowshipUniversity of Louisville School of MedicineColon and Rectal Surgery

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut Robert Warren Painter, MD Memorial Award; Awarded to the Outstanding Resident for Excellence in Academics, Teaching, and Clinical Care.University of Connecticut Department of Surgery
Judah Folkman Memorial Award - Best Podium Presentation in Basic Science Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells in a Bio-engineered Scaffold: A New Frontier in Patient Specific Therapy for Premature Lung DiseaseAmerican Pediatric Surgery Association
Second Place Podium Presentation in Pediatric Subspecialties Room 1. Towards Personalized Medicine in Tissue Engineering and Respiratory DiseaseConnecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Second Place Podium Presentation in Pediatric Subspecialties Room 2. Intelligent Medicine Based Therapy for High-Risk Tumors in Children.Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Best Podium Presentation in Subspecialties Division. Lung Decellularization: Preservation of Architecture.Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Faculty of the American College of SurgeonsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFacultyExternalInternational2019
Robotic Steering CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeCo ChairUConn HealthUniversity2018

Journal Articles

Case Reports

  • Infected urachal cyst secondary to a Crohn's enterourachal fistula.
    Hollander, Lindsay L; Girard, Eric D; Ruscher, Kimberly A; Sayej, Wael; Kim, Christina; Finck, Christine M Journal of pediatric surgery 2012 Dec;47(12):e43-6
  • A novel case of pediatric thoracic malignant ectomesenchymoma in an infant.
    Yohe ME, Girard ED, Balarezzo FS, Brown T, Wu AC, Finck CM, Orsey AD J Pediatr Surg Case Reports


  • Erratum to ``Surgical care of the geriatric patient'' [YMSG 56(7) (2019) 260-329].
    Katz, Marilyn; Silverstein, Nicole; Coll, Patrick; Sullivan, Gail; Mortensen, Eric M; Sachs, Adam; Gross, Jeffrey B; Girard, Eric; Liang, Joy; Ristau, Benjamin T; Stevenson, Christina; Smith, Phillip P; Shames, Brian D; Millea, Ryan; Ali, Irfan; Poulos, Constantine M; Ramaraj, Akila B; Otukoya, Azuka Onye; McFadden, David W Current problems in surgery 2019 Dec;56(12):100647
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Effectiveness of hypnosis for post-operative pain management of minimally invasive approach to repair of pectus excavatum: retrospective analysis.PosterNew England Surgical Society2013Maine
Neonatal induced pluripotent stem cells as a source for engineering transplantable patient specific lung tissue.TalkAmerican College of Surgeons2013Washington, D.C.