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Clemente Britto-Leon, MD

Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care
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Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
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Dr. Britto received his medical degree from the Luis Razetti School of Medicine at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.

Dr. Britto completed his fellowship training in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Yale, followed by a Fellowship in Adult Cystic Fibrosis sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. During his fellowship, Dr. Britto became involved in research focused on the pathogenesis of airway diseases in the laboratory of his mentor, Lauren Cohn, M.D.

Dr. Britto joined the faculty at Yale in 2013, where his clinical responsibilities include being a member of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program and attending in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. These activities complement his research program focused on understanding the role of the airway epithelium in the development of airway diseases such as asthma and cystic fibrosis.


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2013)
  • Fellowship
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2013)
  • Residency
    Albert Einstein Medical Center (2008)
  • Residency
    Albert Einstein Medical Center (2007)
  • Internship
    Albert Einstein Medical Center (2005)
  • MD
    Universidad Central de Venezuela (2002)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Français (French)
  • Español (Spanish)

Additional Information

  • Yale Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
    Fitkin Memorial Pavilion
    789 Howard Avenue, Ste Winchester Center for Lung Disease - 2nd Floor
    New Haven, CT, 06519
  • Yale Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street
    New Haven, CT, 06510