David Y Hwang, MD, FCCM, FNCS

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

Physician Biography

Dr. Hwang earned a BS in Chemistry from Emory University and received his MD from Harvard Medical School. He trained at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Neurology and Neurocritical Care. His clinical and research interests include (1) optimizing decision-making by families of patients in intensive care units, (2) prognosticating and improving the long-term outcomes of neurointensive care unit patients and their families, (3) integrating end-of-life care in intensive care units, and (4) managing acute stroke.

Clinical Interests

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Critical Care
  • Decision Making
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Family
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Palliative Care
  • Prognosis
  • Critical Illness
  • Intensive Care
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Health Care Surveys
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage, Traumatic
  • Stroke

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? No
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: Not Applicable

Patient Care Organizations


Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Neurology AB of Psychiatry & Neurology (2010)

  • Neurocritical Care United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (2013)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Nervous System Study of EG-1962 Compared to Standard of Care Oral Nimodipine in Adults With Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (NEWTON2)
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Trial RandOmizing Heparin (ASTROH)
Diseases of the Nervous System Transforming Acute Stroke Detection through Real Time Neurological Monitoring
Diseases of the Nervous System Impact of Fever Prevention in Brain Injured Patients (INTREPID)
Diseases of the Nervous System, Diseases of the Respiratory Systems SETPOINT 2 Stroke-Related Early Tracheostomy versus Prolonged Orotracheal Intubation in Neurocritical Care Trial 2
Diseases of the Nervous System Platelet-Oriented Inhibition in New TIA and Minor Ischemic Stroke (POINT) Trial

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Contact Info

David Y Hwang, MD, 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

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