Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Vice Chief of Research, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Associate Director, Yale Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Director, Yale Centers for Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Dr. Yaggi is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale and Director of the Yale Program in Sleep Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, and is based at the West Haven VA Hospital. His research is in sleep-disordered breathing, with a focus on the health implications of sleep apnea and an emphasis on informing clinical care. His work has 3 specific foci: sleep apnea as a risk factor for adverse cardiovascular and metabolic health outcomes; prognostic factors for adverse cardiovascular and metabolic health outcomes in patients with sleep-disordered breathing; and the effect of implementing sleep interventions on cardiovascular risk.