Richard Alexander Matthay MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Pulmonary)

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Thoracic Oncology Program

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Winchester Chest Clinic; Tuberculosis Center

Education & Training

  • M.D., Tufts University (1970)
  • Resident, University of Colorado Medical Center , Internal Medicine (1970 - 1973)
  • Fellow, University of Colorado , Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine (1973 - 1975)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? No | Patient Type: Adult | Accepts referrals from patients

Clinical Interests

Lung cancer; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; interstitial lung disease; sarcoidosis; connective tissue (collagen vascular) diseases involving the lungs; pulmonary vascular diseases including pulmonary hypertension

Cancers Treated


Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease, Board Certified (1976)
  • Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine), Board Certified (1987)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certified (1973)

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