Elijah Paintsil, FAAP, MBChB
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.
- Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Pediatrics
- Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health
- Professor of Pharmacology, Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology
- Professor of Management, School of Management
Education & Training
- FellowYale University School of Medicine (2005)
- ResidentLincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY (2002)
- InternLincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY (2000)
- InternKorle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana (1994)
- MBChBGhana Medical School