Meir Kryger, MD, FRCP(C)

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Clinical Professor of Nursing

Research Interests

Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care); Sleep

Research Organizations

Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Research Summary

Dr Kryger’s research has impacted clinical practice. His research was the first to show the feasibility of using noninvasive techniques to ventilate people with post-polio syndrome in their homes. His laboratory elucidated the interaction between heart failure and sleep respiration and published the first systematic study of oxygen in this condition. He reported the first use of computers in analyzing sleep breathing patterns and validated techniques of monitoring in which diagnostic data as well as therapeutic data on CPAP is obtained during the same night. His research programs obtained funding from government and industry sources from Canada, France, and the U.S.

Selected Publications

  • Kryger M, Roth T, Dement WC (Eds). Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine 5E. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2010.

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Contact Info

Meir Kryger, MD, FRCP(C)
Patient Care Locations
VA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
Yale Sleep Medicine Centers1291 Boston Post Road, Ste Suite 202
Madison, CT 06443
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
8 Devine Street
North Haven, CT 06473
Mailing Address
PO Box 208057
New Haven, CT 06520-8057