Rifat Latifi, MD

Professor, Surgery
Vice Chair, International Affairs

Rifat Latifi, MD

Research Interests: 

Trauma and Emergency Surgery Telemedicine, telepresence and teleteaching Establishment of telemedicine in rural America and developing countries Nutrition support in critically ill and trauma patients Distance learning Reoperative surgery

Degrees: 
MD: University of Prishtina, Prishtina, Kosova, 1982
Residency: 
University of Prishtina, Orthopedic and General Surgery, 1983-1985
Yale University School of Medicine,, Surgery, 1994-1996
Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital, Surgery, 1997-1998
Yale University School of Medicine, Surgery, 1998-1999
Internship: 
University of Prishtina, Prishtina, Kosova, 1982-1983
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of General Surgery, Cleveland, OH, 1993-1994
Fellowship: 
University of Texas School of Medicine/Hermann Hospital, General Surgery and Surgical Nutrition, 1987-1988
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, General Surgery and Surgical Nutrition, 1987-1988
Pennsylvania Hospital, General Surgery and Surgical Nutrition, 1988-1990
New York Medical College/Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Surgical Critical Care Fellow, 1996-1997
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Surgery and Surgical Critical Care