Paula Zimbrean, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Surgery (Transplant); Director, Transplant Psychiatry Services at Yale New Haven Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Social & Behavioral Health

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry | Psychological Medicine Service | Yale Global Mental Health Program

Transplantation Center, Yale-New Haven

Yale Medical Group


BOARD CERTIFICATION: Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry

CLINICAL INTERESTS: Psychosomatic medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Transplant Psychiatry, Refugee Mental Health

RESEARCH INTEREST: intensive psychiatric interventions in general hospital, alcohol dependence and liver disease, graduate medical education

Education & Training

MD Iuliu Hatieganu University, Romania (1998)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale University School of Medicine
Resident St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (2006)
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Addiction Psychiatry (2008)
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychosomatic Medicine (2008)

Honors & Recognition

  • FellowAcademy of Psychosomatic Medicine (2013)

  • Fellow, American Psychiatric AssociationAmerican Psychiatric Association (2011)

  • Paul E Kunitz Award for excellence in the practice of Psychiatry at the interface with MedicineYale University (2005)

  • Excellence in teaching AwardSt. Luke's Roosevelt Hosptial, Columbia University, New York (2003)

  • American Psychiatry Association/Pfizer Neuroscience Resident of the Year AwardAmerican Psychiatry Association (2002)

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Contact Info

Paula Zimbrean, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Psychiatry 300 George Street, Ste Suite 901
New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital
184 Liberty Street

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06504