Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Co-Director Sleep in the ICU Task Force

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Diversity Committee | Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Program; ICU Research Working Group; Sleep in ICU Research Group; Tuberculosis Program; Winchester Chest Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Pisani is a board certified physician who specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. As a clinician-investigator with expertise in pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine and chronic disease epidemiology, Dr. Pisani’s research focuses on improving the care and outcomes of critically ill patients.  She has a special interest in geriatric pulmonary and critical care medicine an outcomes in older patients. She holds an MPH in chronic disease epidemiology and brings this training and her research focus to her role as mentor for fellows and junior faculty doing clinical and translational work in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. In addition, she has extensive experience in conducting longitudinal clinical research studies both in the critical care setting and the outpatient setting. Her current research focuses on sleep in critically ill patients and its impact on delirium and other patient centered outcomes.

Education & Training

MPH Yale School of Public Health (2001)
MD Temple University (1994)
MS New Jersey Institute of Technology (1987)
BS Iona College (1985)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Chief Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1998, recertified: 2009)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (2000)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2001)

Professional Service

  • American College of Chest Physicains (2013 - 2017) Scientific Programming and Advisory Committee

  • American College of Chest Physicians (2013 - Present) Woman's Health Network

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Contact Info

Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH
Patient Care Locations
Winchester Chest ClinicFitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
The Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste 425C

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep MedicinePO Box 208057
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8057

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