Case Conference Leaders

Kernan, Walter Newberry

Chair

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

  • Office:(203) 764-7000
  • Appt:(203) 688-2984

Becker, William Clark

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Clinical Interests:Chronic non-cancer pain; safety and efficacy of opioid analgesics; addiction medicine; general internal medicine

  • Office:(203) 932-5711 x2427

Cooney, Leo M., Jr

Humana Foundation Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests:Geriatric medicine; Assistance in elderly independence; Resource utilization; Transitional care models of care for nursing home residents

Clinical Interests:Geriatric assessment; rheumatology; mobility disorders

  • Office:(203) 688-2204
  • Appt:(203) 688-2204

Evans, Janine

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Fellowship Program Director, Rheumatology
Co-firm Chief Fitkin Medical Service

Clinical Interests:General Rheumatology; Systemic Lupus; Connective Tissue Diseases; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Lyme disease; Vasculitis; Spondyloarthropathies; Gout; Osteoarthritis

  • Office:(203) 785-2454
  • Appt:(203) 785-2454

Karne, Anita

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor

  • Office:(203) 688-4748

Setaro, John Francis

Chair

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program

Clinical Interests:Clinical cardiology; interventional cardiology; preventive cardiology

  • Appt:(203) 785-4129

Hansson, Joni H

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor

    Karne, Anita

    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
    Assistant Clinical Professor

    • Office:(203) 688-4748

    Kernan, Walter Newberry

    Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

    Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

    Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

    • Office:(203) 764-7000
    • Appt:(203) 688-2984

    Peixoto, Aldo Jose

    Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
    Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine
    Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

    Research Interests:Clinical and prognostic relevance of trans-telephonic home BP monitoring; Arterial stiffness in kidney disease; Systems factors related to the delivery of care in hypertension; Hemodynamic phenotyping in hypertension; Renal sympathetic denervation in resistant hypertension.

    Clinical Interests:Consultative hypertension: resistant hypertension, renovascular hypertension, hyperaldosteronism, autonomic disorders. Consultative nephrology: acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease, acid-base/fluid-electrolyte disorders.

    • Office:(203) 785-4184
    • Appt:(203) 785-4184

    Chaptini, Louis

    Chair

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

    Clinical Interests:Gastrointestinal Bleeding; Colorectal cancer prevention; Obesity

    • Office:(203) 785-4138
    • Appt:(203) 785-4138

    Assis, David

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

    Research Interests:Autoimmune Hepatitis; Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor; Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis; Autoimmune Liver Disease

    Clinical Interests:Autoimmune Hepatitis Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Primary Biliary Cirrhosis General Hepatology

      Imaeda, Avlin Barlow

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)
      Fellowship Program Director

      Research Interests:Obscure GI bleeding; Endoscopy simulation in training; Quality improvement in fellowship training

      Clinical Interests:General Gastroenterology; diseases of the small bowel Most of my time is spent in clinical practice at the West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital. I teach GI fellows basic endoscopy techniques and help supervise fellows in the VA GI clinic and on the consult service. I am the Course Director for the Yale Physician's Assistant Digestive Physiology and Disease course. Additionally, I read small bowel capsules and perform double balloon enteroscopy. This is a new technique which has the potential to allow endoscopic evaluation and treatment of the entire small bowel.

      • Office:(203) 785-7012
      • Appt:(203) 932-5711 x2210

      Kapadia, Cyrus Roos

      Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

      Research Interests:Medical education

      Clinical Interests:Inpatient Consultant to patients admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with Digestive Diseases. Dr Kapadia also serves as an Attending Physician supervising medical housestaff who admit patients to the inpatient General Internal Medicine Service.

      • Office:(203) 785-4138
      • Appt:(203) 785-4138

      Karne, Anita

      Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
      Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
      Assistant Clinical Professor

      • Office:(203) 688-4748

      Kernan, Walter Newberry

      Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

      Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

      Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

      • Office:(203) 764-7000
      • Appt:(203) 688-2984

      Taddei, Tamar Hamosh

      Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

      Research Interests:Clinical, translational, and outcome research on hepatocellular carcinoma

      Clinical Interests:Liver cancer; benign and malignant neoplasms of the liver, cirrhosis and its complications; transplant hepatology

      • Appt:(203) 200-4422

      Chupp, Geoffrey Lowell

      Chair

      Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
      Director, Yale Center for Asthma and Airways Disease (YCAAD)
      Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital

      Research Interests:Pathogenesis of airway diseases with a focus on asthma and asthma severity; Chitinases in the development and severity of asthma; Expression and genotype-phenotype relationships of novel inflammatory molecules

      Clinical Interests:Airways diseases, including asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); eosinophilic lung diseases, including allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, eosinophilic pneumonias, Churg Strauss Syndrome; cardiopulmonary exercise testing; pulmonary function testing

      • Office:(203) 785-3627
      • Lab:(203) 737-5413
      • Appt:(203) 785-4198

      Britto-Leon, Clemente Jose

      Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

      Research Interests:Airway epithelium; airway inflammation; innate immunity; SPLUNC1; BPIFA1

      Clinical Interests:Cystic fibrosis; asthma; airway diseases

      • Appt:(203) 785-4198

      Cohn, Lauren E

      Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

      Research Interests:Chronic inflammation in asthma; Mechanisms of mucus metaplasia; Airway epithelial functions in airway diseases and host defense

      Clinical Interests:Asthma; immunologic lung disease

      • Office:(203) 785-3627

      Gomez Villalobos, Jose Luis

      Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

      Clinical Interests:asthma; airway diseases; COPD

      • Appt:(203) 785-4198

      Karne, Anita

      Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
      Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
      Assistant Clinical Professor

      • Office:(203) 688-4748

      Kernan, Walter Newberry

      Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

      Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

      Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

      • Office:(203) 764-7000
      • Appt:(203) 688-2984

      Marshall, Peter S.

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
      Medical Director, Medical Step-Down Unit YSC Yale-New Haven Hospital
      Medical Director, Respiratory Care - Yale-New Haven Hospital

      Research Interests:Risk stratification of patients with pulmonary embolism; Major pulmonary embolism treatment; Therapeutic hypothermia; Status asthmaticus

      Clinical Interests:Critical Care; Thromboembolic disease; Therapeutic Hypothermia; Asthma (status asthmaticus); ARDS; Ventilator Management/Weaning; Sepsis

      • Office:(203) 737-4523
      • Appt:(203) 785-4198

      Scatena, Robyn

      Clinical Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

      Clinical Interests:Critical Care; Asthma; Cystic Fibrosis; COPD; General Pulmonary Medicine

      • Office:(203) 785-4163
      • Appt:(203) 785-4198

      Banach, David Barrett

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

      Research Interests:Healthcare-associated infections; Influenza vaccination; Infections in solid organ transplant recipients

      Clinical Interests:infectious disease; health care associated infections.

      • Appt:(203) 785-3561

      Grant, Matthew

      Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

      Clinical Interests:transplantation; systemic fungal infections.

      • Appt:(203) 785-3561

      Karne, Anita

      Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
      Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
      Assistant Clinical Professor

      • Office:(203) 688-4748

      Kernan, Walter Newberry

      Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

      Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

      Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

      • Office:(203) 764-7000
      • Appt:(203) 688-2984

      Malinis, Maricar

      Assistant Professor of and Clinical Instructor in Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

      Research Interests:Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients; Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Immunocompromised host; Immunization and safety living of solid organ transplant recipients; Infections in aging population

      Clinical Interests:Infections in Solid Organ Transplant and HSCT recipients

      • Appt:(203) 785-3561

      Zapata, Heidi J

      Clinical Fellow in and Instructor in Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

      Clinical Interests:HIV and Aging

      • Appt:(203) 688-5303

      Inzucchi, Silvio E

      Chair

      Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
      Clinical Director, Section of Endocrinology
      Director, Yale Diabetes Center
      Director, Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellowship
      Director, Yale Affiliated Hospitals Program

      Research Interests:Cardiovascular complications of diabetes; Insulin resistance and atherosclerosis; Inpatient management of hyperglycemia; Diagnostic criteria for diabetes

      Clinical Interests:Diabetes; pituitary and adrenal diseases; thyroid diseases; endocrine disorders during pregnancy

      • Appt:(203) 200-3636

      Bogan, Jonathan S

      Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cell Biology

      Research Interests:Protein trafficking; Ubiquitin-like modification; Cell structure; Insulin signaling; Type 2 diabetes; Metabolic diseases

      Clinical Interests:General endocrinology; diabetes

      • Office:(203) 785-6319

      Flannery, Clare Ann

      Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences (Reproductive Endocrinology) and of Medicine (Endocrinology)

      Research Interests:Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Endometrial cancer; Endometrial factors in early pregnancy loss

      Clinical Interests:Diabetes mellitus, pre-diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, endocrine disorders in pregnancy, thyroid disorders, pituitary & adrenal disorders

      • Office:(203) 785-4005
      • Appt:(203) 785-7474

      Gelfand, Robert Alan

      Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

        Karne, Anita

        Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
        Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
        Assistant Clinical Professor

        • Office:(203) 688-4748

        Kernan, Walter Newberry

        Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

        Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

        Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

        • Office:(203) 764-7000
        • Appt:(203) 688-2984

        Olson, Beatriz R.

        Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
        Asst Clinical Professor, Int Med Endocrine

          Kashaf, Susan S

          Chair

          Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

          Clinical Interests:Longitudinal primary care; the doctor-patient encounter; physician ethics and responsibility; medical education; hypogonadism in the elderly male.

            Dhond, Abhay Jagannath

            Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

              Ellis, Peter J

              Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

              Research Interests:Patient navigation; Health services research; Student run free clinics

              Clinical Interests:Primary care; diabetes; perioperative consultations; geriatrics

              • Office:(203) 785-7411
              • Appt:(203) 785-7411

              Garcia, Rina Lyset

              Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
              clinician educator

              Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine

              • Office:(203) 688-2984
              • Appt:(203) 688-5555

              Karne, Anita

              Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
              Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
              Assistant Clinical Professor

              • Office:(203) 688-4748

              Kernan, Walter Newberry

              Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

              Research Interests:Clinical epidemiology of cerebrovascular disease; Interface between primary care and stroke treatment; Medical education

              Clinical Interests:Primary care; general internal medicine; cerebrovascular disease; stroke

              • Office:(203) 764-7000
              • Appt:(203) 688-2984

              Oray-Schrom, Pinar

              Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

              • Appt:(203) 688-2471