Rafael Yitzhak Lefkowitz, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Occupational Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Faculty Research

General Internal Medicine

Yale Medicine


Dr. Lefkowitz combines his training in occupational-environmental medicine (OEM) and background in chemistry/biochemistry to understanding complex exposures and toxidromes in Yale OEM patients. His major research project focuses on describing and analyzing work-related exposures and medical conditions in seafarers, a highly vulnerable and globally essential working population.

In his spare time he enjoys precious moments with his wife and four children.

Education & Training

MPH Yale (2013)
MD UCLA School of Medicine (2008)
BS University of Maryland at College Park (2004)
Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine
Residency Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Internship Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Contact Info

Rafael Yitzhak Lefkowitz, MD, MPH
Patient Care Location
Yale Occupational & Environmental Medicine135 College Street, Ste 3rd Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Yale Occupational & Environmental MedicinePO Box 208056
New Haven, CT 06520-8025