Hewlett Recipient Profile

Robert A. Chase, MD

Emile Holman Professor
of Surgery and Anatomy, Emeritus
February 27, 1992

Grand Rounds

Stereoscopy in Teaching: A 3D Presentation

Career Highlights

  • Teaches Anatomy to medical students (see Anatomy home page)
  • Conducts individual lectures in Engineering and Human Biology
  • Founder of Yale Plastic Surgery Section
  • Past Chair, Department of Surgery
  • Founder of the Division of Hand Surgery
  • Past President of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Past-president of the National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Past President of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists


University of New Hampshire, BS, 1945
Yale University, MD, 1947
Active Duty US Army & Navy spanning, 1941-1957 (nonconsecutive)
Yale General & Thoracic Surgery, 1947-1954 (nonconsecutive)
University of Pittsburgh Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 1957-58