David Y Hwang, MD, FAAN, FCCM, FNCS

Assistant Professor of Neurology; Staff Neurointensivist, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Neuro Intensive Care & Neurological Emergencies | Stroke Telemedicine Program

Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Since 2012, Dr. Hwang has been an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at the Yale School of Medicine and a neurointensivist at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. His academic interests include how clinicians prognosticate outcome for intracerebral hemorrhage patients and how surrogate decision making in Neuro ICUs can be improved. He is a recent recipient of the American Brain Foundation Practice Research Training Fellowship, the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) Research Training Fellowship, the Robert G. Siekert New Investigator Award at the International Stroke Conference, the First-Place Patient and Family Support Abstract Award at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Critical Care Congress, and an Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the NCS Research Conference. He is currently Vice-chair Elect of the American Academy of Neurology Critical Care and Emergency Neurology Section, the Co-chair of the NCS Educational Products Committee, and a faculty member for the ongoing SCCM PCOR-ICU Collaborative that is promoting family-centered care across U.S. ICUs.

Education & Training

MD Harvard Medical School (2006)
BS Emory University (2001)
Clinical and Research Fellow Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Chief Resident Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Resident Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Intern Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (2010)
Board Certification United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurocritical Care (2013)

Honors & Recognition

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit Recognized With National Family-Centered Care AwardSociety of Critical Care Medicine (2017)

Professional Service

  • American Neurological Association (2014 - Present)

  • American Stroke Association (2012 - Present)

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (2012 - Present)

  • Neurocritical Care Society (2011 - Present)

  • American Academy of Neurology (2007 - Present)

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Contact Info

David Y Hwang, MD, FAAN, FCCM, FNCS
Patient Care Location
Neuroscience Intensive Care UnitYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste 6th Floor, South Pavilion

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
NeurologyYale School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208018

New Haven, CT 06520-8018