Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology and of Neurosurgery; Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

Departments & Organizations

Discovery to Cure Internship

Epilepsy Program

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Neurology: Blumenfeld Lab | Epilepsy and Neurophysiology

Office of Student Research

Quantitative Neuroscience with Magnetic Resonance

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience: Neural Disorders; Neurophysiology

Yale Medical Group


Dr. Blumenfeld received his clinical training through medical school and internship at Columbia University, Neurology Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Epilepsy Fellowship at Yale. He has been in practice since 1996.

Education & Training

PhD Columbia University (1992)
MD Columbia University (1990)
Associate Research Scientist Yale School of Medicine
Fellow Yale School of Medicine
Resident Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (1998)

Honors & Recognition

  • The Francis Gilman Blake Award, Yale University, School of Medicine (2007)

  • John N. Whitaker Visiting Professorship, American Neurological Association (2005)

  • Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Research Award, American Academy of Neurology (2005)

  • Curing Epilepsy-Focus on the Future, Junior Investigator Travel Fellowship, NIH (2000)

  • Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society (1999)

  • Top Scholar Fellow, Ortho-McNeil (1996)

  • Lamport Award for Biomedical Research, (1992)

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Contact Info

Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale NeurologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Clinical NeurophysiologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Yale School of MedicineLippard Lab for Clinical Investigation
15 York Street, Ste PO Box 208018

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Department of NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8018

Curriculum Vitae

Blumenfeld Lab