Elijah E. Paintsil, MD,MBChB


Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatrics

Conditions & Treatments

Pediatric HIV, Pediatric Lyme Disease, Recurrent Infections, Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), Viral Infections

(203) 785-4370
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Elijah Paintsil, MD, is a pediatrician who treats children with serious infectious diseases, including HIV, Lyme disease, and skin infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). “I chose my specialty because of my passion to find cures for infectious diseases,” he says.

Dr. Paintsil is a professor of pediatrics (infectious disease), of epidemiology (microbial diseases) and of pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine, and of Management at Yale School of Management. He is also a researcher whose work has included the discovery of a protein that can be used to monitor patients who may experience side effects from HIV medications.





Affiliated With

Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale Medicine, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital


Yale Pediatric Specialty Center

1 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06504

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Monday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(203) 785-3833

464 Congress Avenue, New Haven, CT, 06520

464 Congress Avenue
Suite 206
New Haven, CT 06520

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(203) 785-6961

Education & Training


Ghana Medical School


Lincoln Medical Center


Yale School of Medicine

Accepted Insurance

Insurance coverage regularly changes, please contact the doctor’s office directly to verify that your specific insurance plan is accepted.

  • aetna
  • anthem bc/bs
  • berkeley care network
  • cigna healthcare
  • community care network
  • connecticare
  • corvel
  • first health network
  • focus healthcare
  • great west
  • husky
  • medicaid
  • medicare
  • multiplan
  • oxford health plans
  • railroad medicare
  • tricare/champus
  • united healthcare
  • us family health plan
  • wellcare