Case Conference Leaders

Kernan, Walter Newberry

Chair

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

  • Office:(203) 764-7000
  • Appt:(203) 688-2984

Becker, William Clark

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Clinical Interests:Chronic non-cancer pain; safety and efficacy of opioid analgesics; addiction medicine; general internal medicine

  • Office:(203) 932-5711 x2427

Cooney, Leo M., Jr

Humana Foundation Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests:Geriatric medicine; Assistance in elderly independence; Resource utilization; Transitional care models of care for nursing home residents

Clinical Interests:Geriatric assessment; rheumatology; mobility disorders

  • Office:(203) 688-2204
  • Appt:(203) 688-2204

Evans, Janine

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Fellowship Program Director, Rheumatology
Co-firm Chief Fitkin Medical Service

Clinical Interests:General Rheumatology; Systemic Lupus; Connective Tissue Diseases; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Lyme disease; Vasculitis; Spondyloarthropathies; Gout; Osteoarthritis

  • Office:(203) 737-5430
  • Appt:(203) 737-5430

Karne, Anita

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor

  • Office:(203) 688-4748

Setaro, John Francis

Chair

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program

Clinical Interests:Clinical cardiology; interventional cardiology; preventive cardiology

  • Appt:(203) 785-4129

Hansson, Joni H

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor

    Karne, Anita

    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
    Assistant Clinical Professor

    • Office:(203) 688-4748

    Kernan, Walter Newberry

    Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

    Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

    Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

    • Office:(203) 764-7000
    • Appt:(203) 688-2984

    Moser, Marvin

    Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

    Research Interests:See attached C.V.

    Clinical Interests:Hypertension and Hypertensive vascular diseases

      Peixoto, Aldo Jose

      Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
      Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine
      Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

      Research Interests:Clinical and prognostic relevance of trans-telephonic home BP monitoring; Arterial stiffness in kidney disease; Systems factors related to the delivery of care in hypertension; Hemodynamic phenotyping in hypertension; Renal sympathetic denervation in resistant hypertension.

      Clinical Interests:Consultative hypertension: resistant hypertension, renovascular hypertension, hyperaldosteronism, autonomic disorders. Consultative nephrology: acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, glomerular disease, parenchymal kidney disease, kidney stones, acid-base/fluid-electrolyte disorders.

      • Office:(203) 785-7439
      • Appt:(203) 785-4184

      Chaptini, Louis

      Chair

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

      Clinical Interests:Gastrointestinal Bleeding; Colorectal cancer prevention; Obesity

      • Office:(203) 785-4138
      • Appt:(203) 785-4138

      Assis, David

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

      Research Interests:Autoimmune Hepatitis; Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor; Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis; Autoimmune Liver Disease

      Clinical Interests:Autoimmune Hepatitis Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Primary Biliary Cirrhosis General Hepatology

        Imaeda, Avlin Barlow

        Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)
        Fellowship Program Director

        Research Interests:Obscure GI bleeding; Endoscopy simulation in training; Quality improvement in fellowship training

        Clinical Interests:General Gastroenterology; diseases of the small bowel Most of my time is spent in clinical practice at the West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital. I teach GI fellows basic endoscopy techniques and help supervise fellows in the VA GI clinic and on the consult service. I am the Course Director for the Yale Physician's Assistant Digestive Physiology and Disease course. Additionally, I read small bowel capsules and perform double balloon enteroscopy. This is a new technique which has the potential to allow endoscopic evaluation and treatment of the entire small bowel.

        • Office:(203) 785-7012
        • Appt:(203) 932-5711 x2210

        Kapadia, Cyrus Roos

        Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

        Research Interests:Medical education

        Clinical Interests:Inpatient Consultant to patients admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with Digestive Diseases. Dr Kapadia also serves as an Attending Physician supervising medical housestaff who admit patients to the inpatient General Internal Medicine Service.

        • Office:(203) 785-4138
        • Appt:(203) 785-4138

        Karne, Anita

        Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
        Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
        Assistant Clinical Professor

        • Office:(203) 688-4748

        Kernan, Walter Newberry

        Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

        Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

        Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

        • Office:(203) 764-7000
        • Appt:(203) 688-2984

        Taddei, Tamar Hamosh

        Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

        Research Interests:Clinical, translational, and outcome research on hepatocellular carcinoma

        Clinical Interests:Liver cancer; benign and malignant neoplasms of the liver, cirrhosis and its complications; transplant hepatology

        • Appt:(203) 200-4422

        Chupp, Geoffrey Lowell

        Chair

        Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
        Director, Yale Center for Asthma and Airways Disease (YCAAD)
        Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital

        Research Interests:Pathogenesis of airway diseases with a focus on asthma and asthma severity; Chitinases in the development and severity of asthma; Expression and genotype-phenotype relationships of novel inflammatory molecules

        Clinical Interests:Airways diseases, including asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); eosinophilic lung diseases, including allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, eosinophilic pneumonias, Churg Strauss Syndrome; cardiopulmonary exercise testing; pulmonary function testing

        • Office:(203) 785-3627
        • Lab:(203) 737-5413
        • Appt:(203) 785-4198

        Britto-Leon, Clemente Jose

        Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

        Research Interests:Airway epithelium; airway inflammation; innate immunity; SPLUNC1; BPIFA1

        Clinical Interests:Cystic fibrosis; asthma; airway diseases

        • Appt:(203) 785-4198

        Cohn, Lauren E

        Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

        Research Interests:Chronic inflammation in asthma; Mechanisms of mucus metaplasia; Airway epithelial functions in airway diseases and host defense

        Clinical Interests:Asthma; immunologic lung disease

        • Office:(203) 785-3627

        Gomez Villalobos, Jose Luis

        Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

        Clinical Interests:asthma; airway diseases; COPD

        • Appt:(203) 785-4198

        Karne, Anita

        Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
        Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
        Assistant Clinical Professor

        • Office:(203) 688-4748

        Kernan, Walter Newberry

        Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

        Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

        Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

        • Office:(203) 764-7000
        • Appt:(203) 688-2984

        Marshall, Peter S.

        Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
        Medical Director, Medical Step-Down Unit YSC Yale-New Haven Hospital
        Medical Director, Respiratory Care - Yale-New Haven Hospital

        Research Interests:Risk stratification of patients with pulmonary embolism; Major pulmonary embolism treatment; Therapeutic hypothermia; Status asthmaticus

        Clinical Interests:Critical Care; Thromboembolic disease; Therapeutic Hypothermia; Asthma (status asthmaticus); ARDS; Ventilator Management/Weaning; Sepsis

        • Office:(203) 737-4523
        • Appt:(203) 785-4198

        Scatena, Robyn

        Clinical Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

        Clinical Interests:Critical Care; Asthma; Cystic Fibrosis; COPD; General Pulmonary Medicine

        • Office:(203) 785-4163
        • Appt:(203) 785-4198

        Banach, David Barrett

        Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

        Research Interests:Healthcare-associated infections; Influenza vaccination; Infections in solid organ transplant recipients

        Clinical Interests:infectious disease; health care associated infections.

        • Appt:(203) 785-3561

        Grant, Matthew

        Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

        Clinical Interests:transplantation; systemic fungal infections.

        • Appt:(203) 785-3561

        Karne, Anita

        Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
        Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
        Assistant Clinical Professor

        • Office:(203) 688-4748

        Kernan, Walter Newberry

        Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

        Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

        Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

        • Office:(203) 764-7000
        • Appt:(203) 688-2984

        Malinis, Maricar

        Assistant Professor of and Clinical Instructor in Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

        Research Interests:Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients; Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Immunocompromised host; Immunization and safety living of solid organ transplant recipients; Infections in aging population

        Clinical Interests:Infections in Solid Organ Transplant and HSCT recipients

        • Appt:(203) 785-3561

        Zapata, Heidi

        Clinical Fellow in and Instructor in Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

          Inzucchi, Silvio E

          Chair

          Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
          Clinical Director, Section of Endocrinology
          Director, Yale Diabetes Center
          Director, Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellowship
          Director, Yale Affiliated Hospitals Program

          Research Interests:Cardiovascular complications of diabetes; Insulin resistance and atherosclerosis; Inpatient management of hyperglycemia; Diagnostic criteria for diabetes

          Clinical Interests:Diabetes; pituitary and adrenal diseases; thyroid diseases; endocrine disorders during pregnancy

          • Appt:(203) 200-3636

          Bogan, Jonathan S

          Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cell Biology

          Research Interests:Protein trafficking; Ubiquitin-like modification; Cell structure; Insulin signaling; Type 2 diabetes; Metabolic diseases

          Clinical Interests:General endocrinology; diabetes

          • Office:(203) 785-6319

          Flannery, Clare Ann

          Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences (Reproductive Endocrinology) and of Medicine (Endocrinology)

          Research Interests:Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Endometrial cancer; Endometrial factors in early pregnancy loss

          Clinical Interests:Diabetes mellitus, pre-diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, endocrine disorders in pregnancy, thyroid disorders, pituitary & adrenal disorders

          • Office:(203) 785-4005
          • Appt:(203) 785-7474

          Gelfand, Robert Alan

          Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

            Karne, Anita

            Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
            Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
            Assistant Clinical Professor

            • Office:(203) 688-4748

            Kernan, Walter Newberry

            Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

            Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

            Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

            • Office:(203) 764-7000
            • Appt:(203) 688-2984

            Olson, Beatriz R.

            Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
            Asst Clinical Professor, Int Med Endocrine

              Kashaf, Susan S

              Chair

              Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

              Clinical Interests:Longitudinal primary care; the doctor-patient encounter; physician ethics and responsibility; medical education; hypogonadism in the elderly male.

                Dhond, Abhay Jagannath

                Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

                  Ellis, Peter J

                  Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

                  Research Interests:Patient navigation; Health services research; Student run free clinics

                  Clinical Interests:Primary care; diabetes; perioperative consultations; geriatrics

                  • Office:(203) 785-7411
                  • Appt:(203) 785-7411

                  Garcia, Rina Lyset

                  Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
                  clinician educator

                  Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine

                  • Office:(203) 688-2984
                  • Appt:(203) 688-5555

                  Karne, Anita

                  Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
                  Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
                  Assistant Clinical Professor

                  • Office:(203) 688-4748

                  Kernan, Walter Newberry

                  Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

                  Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

                  Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

                  • Office:(203) 764-7000
                  • Appt:(203) 688-2984

                  Oray-Schrom, Pinar

                  Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

                  • Appt:(203) 688-2471