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Faculty and Staff

Jonathan M. Fine, MD

Section Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care

  • Director, Medical Education at Western Connecticut Health Network
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine; Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine

Professional Interests: Dr. Fine has conducted investigations into the emergency management of pneumonia and sepsis that have led to metrics in quality of care (antibiotic selection and timing) and discoveries in admission decision-making and pathophysiology. He has served as the site primary investigator in numerous NIH trials in these areas, most recently the “Protocolized Care for Early Severe Sepsis” study. In addition, Dr. Fine has led studies into the diagnostic evaluation for pulmonary embolism. Upcoming proposed multi-centered investigations include the “Retrievable Inferior Vena Caval Filters in Acute Pulmonary Embolism Trial” and the “Procalcitonin Antibiotic Consensus Trial.”

As Director of Medical Education, Dr. Fine has introduced numerous teaching methodologies to the Hospital’s post-graduate medical education programs, including simulation training.

Ian Weir, DO

Program Director, Norwalk Hospital Pulmonary Fellowship affiliated with Yale School of Medicine

  • Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship
  • Fellowship: Critical Care, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine; Pulmonary, Norwalk Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Sinai Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Interests: Dr. Weir serves as Program Director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship. His dual research interests are in neurobehavioral approaches to insomnia and the association of sleep disorders and infertility

Lewis Berman, MD

  • Vice President of Medical Affairs, Norwalk Hospital
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein School of Medicine

Professional Interests: Prior to his current position as Chair of Internal Medicine, Dr. Berman served as the Chief of Critical Care and the Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Norwalk Hospital. He attends in the ICU and is a key leader in the transformation of Norwalk Hospital into a High Reliability Organization.

Sandra Wainwright, MD

  • Director, Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center
  • Fellowship: Critical Care, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine; Pulmonary, Norwalk Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Norwalk Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine

Professional Interests: Dr. Wainwright serves as a teaching attending in Pulmonary and Critical Care. She directs Norwalk Hospital’s nationally recognized Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center and is an invited lecturer on undersea medicine.

Robyn Scatena, MD

  • Director, Norwalk Hospital Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Associate Program Director, Pulmonary Fellowship

Professional Interests: Dr. Scatena was an internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care fellow, and Instructor in Medicine at Yale University before being recruited to Norwalk Hospital to direct the Intensive Care Unit. She also serves as the co-director of the Thoracic Oncology Tumor Board and is a trained specialist in endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) for diagnosis and staging of lung cancer and other pulmonary abnormalities.

Stephen Winter, MD

  • Former Section Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Former Section Chief and Head of Critical Care Service
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical College
  • Medical School: Cornell University Medical College

Professional Interests: Dr. Winter’s clinical expertise ranges from critical care to lung cancer. As Former Section Chief and Head of Critical Care Service, he has a longstanding interest in mechanical ventilation and critical care quality and safety with research endeavors in early mobilization, mechanical ventilation of patients with ARDS, and sedation management. As the longtime head of the Ethics Committee, Dr. Winter has lectured on end-of-life decision-making.

Dr. Winter’s work in lung cancer includes serving as Chief of the Norwalk Hospital Tumor Board and performance of endobronchial ultrasound-guided bronchoscopy.

For the past 17 years, Dr. Winter has devoted much of his spare time to overseas relief work in such countries as Rwanda, Sudan, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Pakistan and North Korea. He has served as an invited lecturer in critical care in El Salvador, India and Uganda. Dr. Winter is the recipient of the American Thoracic Society Public Service Award and the American College of Chest Physicians Humanitarian Award.

Christopher Manfredi, DO

  • Medical Director, Norwalk Hospital of the Sleep Disorders Center
  • Chief, Subsection of Sleep Medicine
  • Fellowship: Critical Care, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine; Pulmonary, Norwalk Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Norwalk Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Interests: Dr. Manfredi serves as a teaching attending in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. He has a longstanding interest in methodologies to detect sleep abnormalities and the administration of medical sleep services in the face of evolving diagnostic methodologies.

Caroline Kurtz, MD

  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Pulmonary, Norwalk Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

Professional Interests: Dr. Kurtz serves as a teaching attending in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Hyperbaric and Wound Care. She oversees fellows in a private practice ambulatory site, where she teaches the skills necessary for the successful administration of services such as billing, scheduling, and patient flow along with high quality medical management of complex pulmonary disorders.

Charles Cochran, MD

  • Attending Pulmonary-Critical Care Physician, Soundview Medical Group
  • Chief, Bronchoscopy Service
  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Professional Interests: Dr. Cochran serves as a teaching attending in Pulmonary and Critical Care.

Andrew Murphy, MD

  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Residency: New York Medical College
  • Medical School: New York Medical College

Professional Interests: Dr. Murphy serves as a teaching attending in Pulmonary and Critical Care.


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