Wassim H. Fares, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Wassim H. Fares, MD MSc is a member of the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program within the section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep 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.

Dr. Fares earned his undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science in Biology) and MD from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He received his Masters of Science in Clinical Research from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He completed both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, after which he joined the General Internal Medicine faculty at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio for 3 years. Dr. Fares then completed a fellowship in Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey, before completing a Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Education & Training

MS University of North Carolina (2011)
MD American University of Beirut (2000)
Fellow University of North Carolina
Fellow Hackensack University Medical Center
Residency Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (2011)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2012)

Honors & Recognition

  • Fellowship Research AwardUniversity of North Carolina, 2011. (2011)

  • Residency Excellence Research awardSaint Vincent Charity Medical Center (2003)

  • Residency Excellence Research award Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center (2002)

  • Dean's Honor ListAmerican University of Beirut (1996)

  • Dean's Honor ListAmerican University of Beirut (1995)

  • Dean's Honor ListAmerican University of Beirut (1994)

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Contact Info

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

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

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

New Haven, CT 06520-8057

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