Clemente Jose Britto-Leon MD

Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

Biographical Info

Dr. Britto received his medical degree from the Luis Razetti School of Medicine at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.

Dr. Britto completed his fellowship training in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Yale, followed by a Fellowship in Adult Cystic Fibrosis sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. During his fellowship, Dr. Britto became involved in research focused on the pathogenesis of airway diseases in the laboratory of his mentor, Lauren Cohn, M.D.

Dr. Britto joined the faculty at Yale in 2013, where his clinical responsibilities include being a member of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program and attending in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. These activities complement his research program focused on understanding the role of the airway epithelium in the development of airway diseases such as asthma and cystic fibrosis.


Education & Training

M.D.
Universidad Central de Venezuela (2002)
Internship
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2004 - 2005)
Residency
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2005 - 2007)
Residency
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2007 - 2008)
Fellowship
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Pulmonary, Critical Care (2008 - 2013)
Fellowship
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Adult Cystic Fibrosis (2012 - 2013)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (2007)
Board Certification
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (2011)
Board Certification
Pulmonary Disease, Board Certified  (2010)

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