Richard A Martinello, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health, Quality & Safety

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases

Molecular Virology: Virology Laboratories

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Martinello's major research interests include the molecular epidemiology and the transmission of respiratory viruses; specifically respiratory syncytial virus and influenza. In addition, Dr. Martinello is interested in the epidemiology, impact and prevention of healthcare associated infections including ventilator associated pneumonia, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Clolstridium difficile.

Education & Training

MD Loyola University (1995)
BS Loyola University (1991)
Fellow Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellow Yale School of Medicine
Fellow Yale School of Medicine
Internship and Residency Indiana University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease (2002)

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Contact Info

Richard A Martinello, MD
Mailing Address
Infectious Diseases20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510