Wassim H. Fares, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Physician Biography

Wassim H. Fares, MD MSc is a member of the Pulmonary Vascular Program within the section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Fares specializes in evaluation and management of the different stages of Pulmonary Hypertension. He is also specialized in Critical Care Medicine. His clinical and research focuses are pulmonary vascular disease, acute lung injury, heart–lung interactions, and ultrasound use in the ICU.

Clinical Interests

  • Dyspnea
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary
  • Pulmonary Circulation
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Heart Disease
  • Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease
  • Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic
  • Hypertrophy, Right Ventricular
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease AB of Internal Medicine (2011)

  • Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) AB of Internal Medicine (2012)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System, Diseases of the Lung OPsumit USers Registry (OPUS)

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Contact Info

Wassim H. Fares, MD, MS
Patient Care Locations
Winchester Chest Clinic Fitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208057
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8057

Curriculum Vitae