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David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Emergency Medicine
Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
Not Applicable


Dr. David Della-Giustina is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Education Section Chief in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He is the Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director as well as the Program Director of the Wilderness Medicine Fellowship. He is a retired Colonel from the US Army with over 29 years of service to include combat tours in Afghanistan (2) and Iraq (2) with US Special Operations Command. His areas of expertise involve residency and medical student education, wilderness medicine, tactical and combat casualty care, leadership, point of care ultrasound and emergency orthopedics.


  • Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Program Director of Educational Leadership Fellowship, Emergency Medicine
  • Program Director of Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Program Director of Wilderness Medicine Fellowship
  • Chief of Education Section

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Madigan Army Medical Center (2010)
  • Residency
    Madigan Army Medical Center (1995)
  • Transitional Internship
    Madigan Army Medical Center (1992)
  • MD
    Uniformed Services University (1991)
  • BS
    United States Military Academy (1987)

Additional Information

  • Yale Emergency Medicine
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street
    New Haven, CT, 06510