David Pitt, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Multiple Sclerosis & Other Inflammatory Brain Disease

Faculty Research

Stem Cell Center, Yale

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Pitt is an Assistant Professor of Neurology. He sees patients at the Yale University Multiple Sclerosis Center 11/2 days per week.

He is a native of Germany and graduated from the University of Marburg, Germany. He received postdoctoral research training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York where he also completed a neurology residency and served as chief resident. He subsequently completed a three-year fellowship in neuroimmunology at Washington University in St. Louis. Before joining Yale University in 2012, he was a faculty at The Ohio State University.

His laboratory research focuses on neurodegenerative mechanisms in MS. In his projects he uses multiple approaches including iPSC-derived, patient-specific neuronal cultures, advanced histopathological analysis of brain tissue and ultra-highfield MR imaging of MS patients.

Education & Training

MD Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany, Medicine (1995)
Fellowship Washington University - St. Louis
Residency Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internship Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (2007)

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Contact Info

David Pitt, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale MS Center6 Devine Street, Ste Suite 2B
North Haven, CT 06473
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Mailing Address
Yale NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8018

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