Craig Anthony Canapari, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory); Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Program

Physician Biography

Dr. Canapari was born in Hartford and grew up in Glastonbury, Connecticut. He attended Yale University for his undergraduate education and received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He was at Massachussetts General Hospital for both residency (Pediatrics) and fellowship (Pediatric Pulmonology). Dr. Canapari is Board Certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, and Sleep Medicine. His interests include general pulmonary issues, pediatric sleep problems, and the respiratory issues of children with neuromuscular disease, as well as the use of emerging technology to disseminate useful information about sleep disorders to families.

Clinical Interests

  • Asthma
  • Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
  • Lung Diseases
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiration Disorders
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
  • Respiratory Tract Diseases
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Sleep
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
  • Sleep Apnea, Central
  • Parasomnias
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adolescent; Child
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Pediatrics: Respiratory Medicine: Sleep Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics AB of Pediatrics (2004)

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine AB of Pediatrics (2008)

  • Sleep Medicine (Pediatrics) AB of Pediatrics (2009)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Children's Health, Diseases of the Endocrine System, Obesity & Weight Control The Role of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children With Fatty Liver Disease
Children's Health, Diseases of the Digestive System - Liver, Genetics - Pediatric Genetics of Fatty Liver Disease in Children
Children's Health, Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2, Diseases of the Cardiovascular System, Diseases of the Endocrine System, Genetics - Pediatric, Obesity & Weight Control Prevalence of Carbohydrate Intolerance in Lean and Obese Children

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Contact Info

Craig Anthony Canapari, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric Specialty Center - Norwalk747 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Yale Pediatric Specialty CenterYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion

New Haven, CT 06504
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Yale Pediatric Specialty Center - Trumbull5520 Park Avenue
Trumbull, CT 06611
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Yale Pediatric Respiratory Medicine1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064