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Reinier Van Tonder

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Reinier Van Tonder


Reinier van Tonder, MBChB, RDMS is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Medical Director of the Saint Raphael’s Campus Emergency Department. He is also Co-Director of Emergency Ultrasound for the Saint Raphael’s Campus. Beyond his administrative leadership roles, he is an acclaimed educator in Point of Care Ultrasound, Ultrasound guided Regional Anesthesia and Emergency Airway management. He Co-directs the annual regional New England Point of Care Ultrasound course and the annual International Yale Point of care Ultrasound course. Dr van Tonder teaching was recently recognized with the Yale Emergency Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award.

Dr van Tonder completed his Emergency Medicine training at the Mayo clinic and Ultrasound Fellowship training here at Yale University. He is originally from South Africa and resides in Woodbridge.


  • Board Certification
    AB of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (2012)

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