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Mark Swidler, MD

Hospice & Palliative Care
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Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
From physicians only
Board Certified in
Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine , and Nephrology


Dr. Mark Swidler is Director of Outpatient Palliative Care. He oversees the palliative care services for our outpatient clinics at Smilow Cancer Hospital. His specialties are in Geriatric Medicine, Hospice, and Palliative Medicine, and Nephrology. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Dr. Swidler was an Associate Professor in the Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development and Palliative Medicine and the Department of Medicine/Renal Division at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Outpatient Palliative Care, Smilow Cancer Hospital, Palliative Care Program

Education & Training

  • Palliative Medicine Fellow
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2004)
  • Geriatric Fellow
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2004)
  • Clinical and Research Fellow
    Massachusetts General Hospital (1986)
  • Research Fellow
    Harvard Medical School (1986)
  • Chief Medicine Residency
    St. Vincent's Hospital &Medical Center (1982)
  • Residency
    St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center (1981)
  • MD
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1978)
  • AB
    State University of New York at Binghamton (1972)

Additional Information

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
    35 Park Street, Rm 20 York Street, Ste North Pavilion 4
    New Haven, CT, 06511