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Genova, Emilia, MD, FACS




English, Bulgarian, Russian

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • General Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Abdominal Core Health, Abdominal Wall Hernias, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Appendectomy, Biliary Disease, Biliary Surgery, Cancer of the Small Intestine, Cholecystectomy, Colon Cancer, Complex Incisional Hernias, Complex Ventral Hernias, Diverticular Disease, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Groin Hernias, Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pilonidal Surgery, Robotic Colon Surgery, Robotic Hernia Repair, Robotic Surgery


Yale New Haven Hospital

Medical School
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Yale New Haven Hospital

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Fairfield County Medical Association, Member
  • International Hernia Collaboration, Member
  • Robotic Surgery Collaboration, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

I would recommend *Dr. Genova to all my family and friends. She is an amazing surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars

Kept me up to par with treatments and exclamations.

5 out of 5 stars

Every one was nice to me .and the doctors take their time to explain things

5 out of 5 stars

Very good experience. They explained everything that I have and they are concerned for understanding what is my illness and _____.

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor and PA were both excellent and showed concern for me as a patient. The doctor took time to discuss issues thoroughly and was responsive to my questions.

5 out of 5 stars

I had a very good experience.

5 out of 5 stars

I have complete confidence in Dr. Genova. She explained my upcoming surgery in detail. I feel prepared for the procedure and what to do afterwards.

5 out of 5 stars

Went above and beyond to listen to my needs and concerns. Thank you

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Genova was VERY kind and thoughtful with her words. She eased my mind/nervousness.

5 out of 5 stars

Emilia Genova is an exceptional surgeon and I expected no less in her office

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

I'm glad I meet this doctor cuz she is very gd and professional. She corrected wat the first doctor couldn't do for my 2 previous surgery. I was in the hospital for 2 days and I'm doing much better. Thank u very much.

5 out of 5 stars

The nurses were very caring and friendly

5 out of 5 stars

Acutely perceptive, professional and empathetic.

5 out of 5 stars

Such an excellent experience for a difficult diagnosis. Dr. Genova was professional, thorough, competent, sincerely caring and supportive. She proved to be an excellent, excellent surgeon. I could not be happier! The entire staff was friendly, concerned and professional. Extremely prompt with authorizations and extremely helpful with appointments. I always felt like I was in the best hands. I sincerely appreciate everything they did for me.

5 out of 5 stars

I was very pleased with Dr Genova's care and knowledge about me and my medical needs. She is very professional, proficient, and personable, what could be better?

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Genova fully explained all the details regarding my procedure and calmly put any of my concerns to rest.


Dr. Genova does not offer video medicine.



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