Andrew Putnam, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Departments & Organizations

General Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education

Yale Cancer Center: Palliative Care Program

Yale Medicine


Dr. Putnam is a specialist in Palliative Medicine who was Director of the Palliative Care Program at Georgetown University for 11 years. His interests include pain and symptom management in people with severe disease including cancer and physician-patient communication.

Dr. Putnam is a graduate of Yale University and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in family medicine at State University of New York at Stony Brook and a fellowship in palliative medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Education & Training

MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine (1996)
Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency State University of New York - Stony Brook
Board Certification AB of Family Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (2010)

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Contact Info

Andrew Putnam, MD
Patient Care Location
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New HavenSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
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Office Location
Palliative CareLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Rm 1072

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
General Internal Medicine333 Cedar Street
PO Box 208028

New Haven, CT 06520-8028

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