David Y Hwang, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology; Staff Neurointensivist, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Physician Biography

Dr. Hwang earned a BS in Chemistry from Emory University and received his MD from Harvard Medical School. He trained at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Neurology and Neurocritical Care. His clinical and research interests include (1) optimizing decision-making by families of patients in intensive care units, (2) prognosticating and improving the long-term outcomes of neurointensive care unit patients and their families, (3) integrating end-of-life care in intensive care units, and (4) managing acute stroke.

Clinical Interests

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Critical Care
  • Decision Making
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Family
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Palliative Care
  • Prognosis
  • Critical Illness
  • Intensive Care
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Health Care Surveys
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage, Traumatic
  • Stroke

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? No
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: Not Applicable

Patient Care Organizations


Yale Medical Group

Board Certifications

  • Neurology AB of Psychiatry & Neurology (2010)

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Contact Info

David Y Hwang, MD
Patient Care Location
Neuroscience Intensive Care UnitYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste 6th Floor, South Pavilion

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208018

New Haven, CT 06520-8018

Curriculum Vitae