Steven Wolfson MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Biographical Info

Steven Wolfson, MD, is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is the founding partner of Cardiovascular Associates of New Haven, P.C. Dr. Wolfson received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. His postgraduate training includes serving as a National Heart Institute Research Fellow at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and a Senior Resident in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, under the auspices of Harvard Medical School. He then served for two years as a staff cardiologist at the Wilford Hall USAF Hospital, Lackland AFB, in Texas. After this, he served for seven years as Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Yale-New Haven Hospital.

He has also been President of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Medical Staff, Chair of its Credentials Committee, and of the Subcommittee on Cardiovascular Drugs.

Dr. Wolfson is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology, and American College of Physicians.

Dr. Wolfson has had a long-standing interest in health care policy, and in protecting physicians’ ability to deliver individualized, compassionate care to patients. He is New Haven County’s Councilor to the Connecticut State Medical Society, and Medical Director of the New Haven Community Medical Group. He is one of the founding members of Project Access-New Haven, a nonprofit organization established to provide free care to uninsured residents of New Haven. And he is a regular contributor to the “Op-Ed” pages of the New Haven Register and Hartford Courant on medical policy issues, commenting on the daily lives of patients and physicians.

He has received the Laureate Award of the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Physicians, and the Paul Maloney Award for Public Service of the Connecticut State Medical Society. And he has been recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” for 2003-2004, 2007-2008, and 2013.

He considers his relationships with his patients to be his most significant reward


Education & Training

BA
Columbia College (1959)
M.D.
New York University (1963)
Internship
Downstate Medical Center, Internal Medicine (1963 - 1965)
Residency
Downstate Medical Center, Internal Medicine (1964 - 1965)
Fellowship
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Cardiovascular Disease (1965 - 1967)
Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification
Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified  (1971)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (1969)

Honors & Recognition

  • Laureate Award, CT Chapter, American College of Physicians, 2010.
    Connecticut Chapter, American College of Physicians (2010)

Professional Service

  • Chair, Ethics Committee, Connecticut State Medical Society (07/1/2011)

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