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Aydin Pinar, MD

Assistant Professor; Director, LungLife Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Associate Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Clinical Instructor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Contact Information

Aydin Pinar, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • PO Box 208033

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8033

    United States

Education & Training

  • MD
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (1993)
  • Fellowship
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Residency
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Internship
    University of Illinois
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2008, recertified: 2018)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (2007, recertified: 2017)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1998)

Activities

  • Reduction in Time to Extubation after Spontaneous Breathing Trial Redesign in Medical IC
    Honolulu, United States 2017
  • • Hussein H, Uzunpinar A. Stress-induced cardiomyopathy associated with negative pressure pulmonary edema in a young woman
    Chicago, United States 2013
  • Matthews K, Katigbak M Uzunpinar A. Nodular Amyloidosis Presenting as Acute Respiratory Failure Secondary to Massive Hemoptysis and Concurrent Hemothorax Chest 2012
    Atlanta, United States 2012
  • Uzunpinar A, Van Hoof TJ, Andrews L. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner’s Teaching Role in the Intensive Care Unit Setting. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Nashville, TN (Poster presentation)
    Nashville, United States 2010
  • Uzunpinar A, Mkono W, McNamee MJ Decreasing Unnecessary Continuation of Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis After An Intensive Care Unit Admission
    Philadelphia, United States 2008
  • Uzunpinar A, Wilcox D, Walsh S, Hager D, Foley RJ. Survival of Geriatric Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    Philadelphia, United States 2008
  • Uzunpinar A. Upper Airway Obstruction in a Patient with Severe Hypothyroidism Presenting as Post-Extubation Stridor. Chest 2006; 130: 315S. (Case presentation)
    Salt Lake City, United States 2006

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
The Edwin C. Cadman Teacher of the Year AwardYale Primary Care Residency2017
Chair, Annual MeetingConnecticut Pulmonary Section2013
The John Vecchio Faculty Teaching AwardHospital of Saint Raphael2012

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Yale New Haven Hospital; Quality Improvement Project: Critically ill cardiac patient admission work flowMember2019
Yale New Haven Hospital; Quality Improvement Project: Vasopressor use through peripheral intravenous lineMember2018
Yale New Haven Hospital; Quality Improvement Project: Development of MICU teaching rounds daily checklistMember2017
Yale New Haven Hospital; Quality Improvement Project: Decreasing MICU readmission rate through establishing discharge criteriaMember2016
Yale New Haven Hospital; Quality Improvement Project: MICU and Step down admission criteria guidelinesMember2015

Departments & Organizations