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Lisa Puglisi, MD

Addiction Medicine
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Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
From patients or physicians
Board Certified in
Addiction Medicine (Preventive Medicine)


Lisa Puglisi, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yale University where she practices primary care and addiction medicine.  She is the director of Transitions Clinic-New Haven, a multi-disciplinary clinic that is part of a national network of programs that focus on care of individuals who are returning to the community from incarceration. Her clinical practice includes treatment of addiction and hepatitis C in primary care and she also oversees a medical legal partnership.  She has developed specific skills in training, hiring and supervising community health workers and directing interdisciplinary teams of physicians, midlevel providers, community health workers, research personnel and legal colleagues around the work of clinical care and research to improve the health of people with recent incarceration. She is originally from the New Haven area and deeply committed to the community.  Lisa received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University, her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her medical training at Yale New Haven Hospital. 


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
  • Core Faculty, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine

Education & Training

  • Chief Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2013)
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2012)
  • MD
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2009)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Additional Information

  • Yale Internal Medicine Associates
    Yale Physicians Building
    800 Howard Avenue, Fl 1st
    New Haven, CT, 06519
  • Yale Internal Medicine Associates
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street
    New Haven, CT, 06510
  • Transitions Clinic
    Primary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
    789 Howard Avenue, Fl Fl (Tompkins Lower Level)
    New Haven, CT, 06519
  • Primary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
    789 Howard Avenue
    New Haven, CT, 06519