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Mark Blitzer, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Mark Blitzer, MD

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Mark Blitzer, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Cardiology at the Yale School of Medicine. As an undergraduate, he received his BAS degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Bio-engineering, graduating Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and first in his Undergraduate Degree Program. He then attended Harvard Medical School followed by Internship and Residency at Harvard’s Brigham and Women's Hospital. He then moved to New York City where he completed his Cardiovascular Medicine and Electrophysiology Fellowship Training at Columbia- Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Blitzer then moved to Connecticut where he joined the Arrhythmia Center of Connecticut. He is excited to have recently left private practice to join the Yale Medicine Faculty.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1999)
  • Fellow
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1997)
  • Resident
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (1994)
  • Intern
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (1992)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (1991)
  • BAS
    University of Pennsylvania, Bio Engineering (1987)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Connecticut's "Top Doctors", 2021,2022,2023Connecticut Magazine2023
Best Intern HonorBrigham and Women's Hospital1995
Phi Beta kappaUniversity of Pennsylvania1987
Summa Cum LaudeUniversity of Pennsylvania1987

Professional Service

Pharmacology CommitteeCommittee Member2023 - Present
Clinical Competency CommitteeCommittee Member2022 - Present
Saint Raphael HospitalCardiovascular Clinical Business Plan Committee2009 - 2010
♡ Rhythm SocietyAbstract Grader 2004 - 2007
Journal of the American College of CardiologyReviewer2004 - 2005
Saint Raphael hospitalCardiology Fellowship Committee2003 - 2008
Saint Raphael HospitalCardiovascular Pharmaceutical sub-committee2003 - 2007
Pacing and Clinical ElectrophysiologyReviewer2003 - 2005
Journal of Cardiac ElectrophysiologyReviewer2001 - 2004

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