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Andrey Zinchuk, MD

Assistant Professor; Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

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Andrey Zinchuk, MD

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After working as a chemical engineer, I completed my medical school training at University of Connecticut and have found the intersection between disciplines to be an exciting area for patient care and research. I  have trained in internal medicine, neurology, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and am now focused on caring for patients with sleep disorders and those who are critically ill. 

Patient care: My goal is to provide the kind of care that I would want for my own family. I believe in taking the time to hear the patient and being a guide in their journey in health and illness. In the clinic, my focus is on caring for patients with sleep disorders and in particular, individuals with complex sleep disordered breathing. 

Research: My aim is to improve the lives of people with sleep disordered breathing. My colleagues and I hope to do so by identifying subgroups (phenotypes) of sleep apnea patients with unique physiology, prognoses and treatment responsiveness, as well as through development of novel, effective and tolerable treatments.

Mentors: Klar Yaggi MD, MPH,  John Concato, MD, MPH, Andrew Wellman, MD, PhD (Harvard)

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Connecticut (2008)
  • BS
    Lehigh University (2000)
  • Fellow, Sleep Medicine
    Yale University
  • Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care
    Yale University
  • Chief Medical Resident
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Resident, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
  • Resident, Neurology
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
  • Intern, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Outstanding Early Investigator AwardSleep Research Society2018
Parker B. Francis Fellowship Career Development AwardFrancis Family Foundation2018
Award Winner and Grant Recipient for Clinical Research12th Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigators Forum2016
Fellowship in Clinical Research Grant AwardRobert E. Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust2016
Yale Center for Clinical Investigation and Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology Emerging Core AwardYale University2014

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