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Janet Hilbert, MD

Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
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Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
From patients or physicians
Board Certified in
Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine), Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease , and Sleep Medicine (Internal Medicine)


Janet Hilbert MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Yale Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine section and Yale Center for Sleep Medicine. She is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and a member of the American Thoracic Society.

Dr. Hilbert has an active clinical practice at the Yale Center for Sleep Medicine and serves as the Medical Director for the Yale Noninvasive Ventilation Program within the Center. This program incorporates a team-based approach to help initiate and optimize nocturnal noninvasive ventilation in patients with chronic hypoventilation due to a wide variety of disorders including neuromuscular disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and restrictive thoracic disorders.

Dr. Hilbert has been privileged to educate medical students, residents, fellows, clinical team members, and senior physicians. She is committed to community and patient education and is an advocate for patient-centered healthcare.

Dr. Hilbert feels most fortunate to be able to care for patients.  Her clinical focus is in Sleep Medicine, with particular interests in raising awareness of sleep issues and in treating complex sleep breathing disorders. 


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Director, Yale Noninvasive Ventilation Program, Adult Sleep Medicine Program

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale University, Yale New Haven Hospital (1992)
  • Residency
    Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital (1989)
  • Internship
    Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital (1987)
  • MD
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1986)
  • BS
    Cornell University (1982)

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