Paula Zimbrean, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Surgery (Transplant); Director, Transplant Psychiatry Services at Yale New Haven Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Social & Behavioral Health

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry | Psychological Medicine Service | Yale Global Mental Health Program

Transplantation Center, Yale-New Haven

Yale Medical Group


BOARD CERTIFICATION: Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry

CLINICAL INTERESTS: Psychosomatic medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Transplant Psychiatry, Refugee Mental Health

RESEARCH INTEREST: intensive psychiatric interventions in general hospital, alcohol dependence and liver disease, graduate medical education

Education & Training

MD Iuliu Hatieganu University, Romania (1998)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale University School of Medicine
Resident St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology (2006)
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology (2008)
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology (2008)

Honors & Recognition

  • FellowAcademy of Psychosomatic Medicine (2013)

  • Fellow, American Psychiatric AssociationAmerican Psychiatric Association (2011)

  • Paul E Kunitz Award for excellence in the practice of Psychiatry at the interface with MedicineYale University (2005)

  • Excellence in teaching AwardSt. Luke's Roosevelt Hosptial, Columbia University, New York (2003)

  • American Psychiatry Association/Pfizer Neuroscience Resident of the Year AwardAmerican Psychiatry Association (2002)

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Contact Info

Paula Zimbrean, MD
Mailing Address
Yale New Haven Hospital-Psychiatry Consultation Service20 York St
New Haven, CT 06504