David Suwondo, MD

David Suwondo


Hudson, OH


Yale University, B.S. (Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Intensive); Yale School of Medicine, M.D.


Hiking, camping, visiting Acadia National Park, traveling abroad, eating in Spain, enjoying good coffee and espresso, shopping for outdoor gear, dabbling in photography, keeping up with technology.

Past Life:

EMT, CPR instructor, contributing photographer for the campus newspaper.

Academic Interests:

Point-of-care ultrasound, medical education, prehospital care, and global health.

Favorite activities in New Haven:

Eating at all the incredible restaurants in New Haven, drinking Blue State Coffee, walking around IKEA, spending a day at the Yale Outdoor Education Center, watching the sunset from Hammonasset Beach State Park, exploring local park trails, going for a run in the East Rock area, visiting Connecticut’s pick-your-own orchards, and going to Yale’s museums, art galleries, concerts, and performances. Did I mention eating at all the incredible restaurants in New Haven?

Why Yale EM:

A truly diverse patient population reflecting not only New Haven’s population but also Yale’s dual roles as both an academic referral center and an urban safety-net hospital; outstanding ultrasound faculty, resources, and training; extremely talented, diverse, and down-to-earth residents; excellent residency program leadership; ample opportunities for teaching and education; a world-class simulation center; extensive global health opportunities; and all the academic, cultural, and educational resources that Yale University has to offer.

Random factoid:

I can wiggle my ears.