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Martina Brueckner, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

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Martina Brueckner, MD

Patient Care Locations

  • Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
    1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion-2nd Floor
    New Haven, CT, 06504
  • Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
    1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion, 2nd floor
    New Haven, CT, 06504

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8064

    United States

Martina Brueckner
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Martina Brueckner obtained her BS and MD degrees from the University of Virginia, followed by a Pediatric Residency at the University of Pittsburgh and a Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. Her clinical and research focus is genetics of congenital heart disease (CHD). The Brueckner laboratory focuses on the cause(s) of a type of congenital heart disease called heterotaxy.

Dr. Brueckner's clinical focus is on patients with genetic causes of congenital heart disease. It has become increasingly apparent that a large portion of cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents has as its underlying etiology a genetic defect. Frequently, patients with a genetically caused cardiovascular defect have involvement of other systems. These patients require care from multiple subspecialists. This multi-specialty care is sometimes difficult to coordinate, and attending many separate clinics can be time consuming for the patients and their families. The Children's Hospital at Yale-New Haven created a unique joint genetics-cardiology clinic that provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and follow-up care for patients with genetic-cardiovascular disease. Dr. Brueckner has been a staff cardiologist since completing her fellowship at Yale in 1990.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Virginia (1984)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Resident
    University of Pittsburgh Children's Hospital
  • Intern
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology (1991, recertified: 2013)

Professional Service

NIHReviewer2009 - Present
American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Research CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Gordon Research Conference on Cilia and Mucociliary InteractionsMeeting organizer2009 - 2013
Medical School Admissions CommitteeMember

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