Robert S. Baltimore, MD, diagnoses and treats pediatric patients with infectious diseases, including bacterial infections in infants and children. As a doctor for Yale Medicine, he says he often can provide patients with an especially high level of care. “For nearly all diseases that we see, there is effective treatment, and for rare diseases, we have connections with experts throughout the nation,” he says.
He is director of the only pediatric tuberculosis clinic in Connecticut and an associate pediatric epidemiologist at Yale New Haven Hospital. He is a professor of pediatrics (infectious diseases) and of epidemiology (microbial diseases) at Yale School of Medicine, where he joined the faculty in 1976, and a clinical professor of nursing. He is an active researcher who has had the support of such organizations as the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Years In Practice
Yale Medicine, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital