Christopher Anthony Tormey, MD

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Lecturer in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Departments & Organizations

Laboratory Medicine: Transfusion Medicine Program: Blood Bank | VA Connecticut Clinical Laboratories

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Faculty Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Christopher A. Tormey, MD is pathologist (board certified in Clinical Pathology as well as Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine) in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Yale University. Clinically, Chris is the Medical Director of the Transfusion Service at VA Connecticut Healthcare System (West Haven, CT) and also provides clinical pathology, transfusion, and laboratory hematology services at Yale-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT). From the research standpoint, Chris has several investigative interests including: alloimmunization to non-ABO antigens in the setting of transfusion or pregnancy; examining the platelet storage lesion; and optimizing test performance/interpretation in hemostasis assays. In addition to the above, Chris is also the Director of the Transfusion Medicine fellowship at Yale and teaches medical/PA/nursing students, residents, and fellows at the Yale School of Medicine.

Education & Training

MD New York Medical College (2004)
BA University of Chicago, Chemistry (2000)
Clinical Fellow (Transfusion Medicine) Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine (2008)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Clinical Pathology (2008)

Honors & Recognition

  • Resident Teaching AwardDept. of Laboratory Medicine, Yale School of Medicine (2009)

  • Paul J. Strandjord Young Investigator AwardAcademy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (2008)

  • The Donald H. Buchholz Research PrizeDept. of Laboratory Medicine, Yale School of Medicine (2007)

  • Election to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society (2004)

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Contact Info

Christopher Anthony Tormey, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Laboratory MedicineVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue, Ste 113

West Haven, CT 06516
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Office Location
Dept. of Laboratory Medicine55 Park Street, Fl 4 Rm 435B
New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208035
New Haven, CT 06520-8035