Lynn Tanoue, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Director, Winchester Chest Clinic; Medical Director, Yale Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Program; Associate Medical Director, Respiratory Care, YNHH; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs; Interim Section Chief (7/1/12 - 6/30/13)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Thoracic Oncology Program

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Tuberculosis Center; Winchester Chest Clinic

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Lynn Tanoue, MD is Professor in the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Tanoue received her undergraduate degree from Harvard and medical degree from Yale, and completed training in internal medicine and pulmonary/critical care medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Her clinical interests focus on thoracic oncology and lung cancer screening. She is Director of the Winchester Chest Clinic, Co-director of the Yale Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Program, and Director of the Yale Lung Screening and Nodule Program. She established the Yale-New Haven Hospital Tuberculosis Outreach Program, which over the past fifteen years has performed tuberculosis screening in thousands of English-as-a-Second-Language students enrolled at the New Haven Center for Adult Education. Dr. Tanoue serves on numerous national committees, including the American College of Chest Physicians lung cancer guidelines writing committee and Thoracic Oncology Network steering committee, the Pulmonary Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the Clinicians Advisory Committee of the American Thoracic Society. She is currently President of the National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care.

Dr. Tanoue is an active clinician, mentor, and educator at Yale, where she has received a number of awards including the Dean’s Mentors Award, the Department of Internal Medicine Faculty Achievement Award for Clinical Care, and the Leffell Prize for Clinical Excellence. Her contributions to Yale School of Medicine include the founding of the Yale Medical Symphony Orchestra, of which she is a member and President of its Board of Directors.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1982)
BA Harvard-Radcliffe College (1978)
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1991)

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Contact Info

Lynn Tanoue, MD
Patient Care Locations
Fitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Thoracic Oncology ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 4th Floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
PO Box 208057
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8057