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Santosh Vaghela MD

Clinical Fellow; Fellow, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

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Santosh Vaghela, MD


Dr. Vaghela graduated from the Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine residency in 2017. He completed his Pulmonary Disease fellowship at Norwalk Hospital/Yale University in 2019. He is a current critical care medicine fellow at Yale New Haven Hospital. His research interests include improving  COPD diagnosis, ICU process improvement, and he has conducted a clinical trial in the use of airway clearance devices in pneumonia. When not in the hospital, Dr. Vaghela enjoys drone photography as well as working on cars. He will be completing a fellowship in Sleep Medicine next year at Norwalk Hospital/Yale University.

Education & Training

  • MD
    St. George's University, School of Medicine (2014)
  • BS
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Biomedical Engineering (2007)
  • Residency
    Yale New-Haven Hospital/Waterbury