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Cristina Brunet, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology); Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinic Site Director, Interventional Immunology Center

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Cristina Brunet, MD

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Dr. Brunet earned her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine, and trained in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at Yale New Haven Hospital. She practiced Internal Medicine and Rheumatology in the New Haven community for 17 years before joining the Yale School of Medicine full-time faculty in 2011. Her greatest interests are in treating patients with inflammatory diseases, and in the clinical teaching of Rheumatology trainees. She is fluent in Spanish.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine (1994)
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1990)
  • MD
    Yale University (1987)
  • AB
    Brown University, Biology (1980)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology (1994, recertified: 2015)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best Doctors in America2015
Rheumatology Fellows Teaching and Mentorship AwardYale School of Medicine2015
Top Doctors in Connecticut2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Peter F. Curran Prize for Outstanding ThesisYale School of Medicine1987

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