Daniel G Tobin, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Office of Student Research


Daniel G. Tobin, MD, FACP is an Assistant Professor at Yale University School of Medicine and joined Waterbury Hospital and Alliance Medical Group in 2005 where he serves as the Medical Director for the Chase Outpatient Center. In addition to working as a Clinician-Educator with both the Yale-Waterbury and Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Programs, Dr. Tobin also has a busy primary care practice of his own at Chase and sits on the Board of Directors for Alliance. He graduated medical school from Weill Cornell Medical College in 1999 before completing his residency training in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He subsequently served as a Chief Medical Resident and then as the Director for the Ambulatory Block Rotation with the Yale Traditional IM Residency Program before joining the faculty in Waterbury. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Areas of academic interest include prescription drug abuse and opioid safety, quality of care, administrative medicine, and medical education. Dr. Tobin is a Past-President for the New England Region of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) and currently oversees all the SGIM Regional Presidents as the Chair of the Board of Regional Leaders and as a member of the SGIM Leadership Council. Additionally, he serves on the Governor’s Council for the CT Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). He was also recently appointed by the Commissioner for the CT Department of Public Health to lead a task-force on the safe use and disposal of opioids throughout the state, and works with other public health leaders on this topic nationally through the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). In 2013 he was named Teacher of the Year from the Yale Primary Care IM Residency Program.

You can reach Dr. Tobin by email at daniel.tobin@yale.edu, at his office phone at 203-568-6348, by pager at 203-370-8459.

Education & Training

MD Cornell University Medical College (1999)
BS Cornell University (1995)
Chief Medical Resident Hospital of Saint Raphael
Medicine Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine (2002)

Honors & Recognition

  • George Thornton Teacher of the Year AwardYale Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency Program (2014)

  • Best Oral PresentationSociety of General Internal Medicine, New England Region (2011)

Professional Service

  • Scientific Abstract Review Committee Society of General Internal Medicine, New England Region

  • Board of Regional Leaders Society of General Internal Medicine

  • New England Region Society of General Internal Medicine (2011 - 2013)

  • Connecticut Prescription Drug Abuse Task-force Association of State and Territorial Officials (ASTHO)

International Activity

  • Prescribing Opioids in Primary Care: Practical Strategies to Overcome Common Challenges. San Diego, California, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: A Primary Care "Toolbox" for Employing Rational Analgesia, Managing Risk, and Enhancing Communication. Orlando, Florida, United States (2014 - 2014)

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Contact Info

Daniel G Tobin, MD, FACP
Office Location
Waterbury Hospital
64 Robbins Street

Waterbury, CT 06708
Mailing Address
Chase Outpatient Center160 Robbins Street
Waterbury, CT 06708

Curriculum Vitae