Jeffrey R. Gruen, MD


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics

Conditions & Treatments

Newborn Medicine


Jeffrey R. Gruen, MD, is a pediatrician specializing in disorders in newborn babies. He treats conditions that typically result from prematurity, congenital genetic disorders, inborn metabolic errors and infections.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Gruen has been the principal investigator in a number of notable studies of the genetics of reading disability (dyslexia) and language impairment. “My work focuses on learning disabilities such as dyslexia, language impairment and speech-sound disorder,” he says.

A professor of pediatrics (neonatology) and of genetics at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Gruen is also a member of the Investigative Medicine Program, a PhD program at Yale School of Medicine. He is an investigator in the Learning Disabilities Research Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder; and a member of the Learning Disabilities Research Centers Consortium funded by the National Institutes of Health.





Years In Practice


Affiliated With

Yale Medicine, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital


Education & Training


Tulane University


Yale New Haven Hospital


Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT


Yale School of Medicine

Accepted Insurance

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  • cigna healthcare
  • community care network
  • connecticare
  • corvel
  • first health network
  • focus healthcare
  • great west
  • husky
  • medicaid
  • medicare
  • multiplan
  • oxford health plans
  • railroad medicare
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  • us family health plan
  • wellcare