Elijah E. Paintsil, MD

Stamford Health

One Hospital Plaza
Pediatric Department
Stamford, CT 06902

Main: (203) 276-7816
Fax: (203) 276-7363

About Me

Dr. Elijah Paintsil is a pediatric hospitalist with a clinical interest in pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Paintsil has a special interest in the management of multi-drug-resistant HIV infections and the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Dr. Paintsil graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School in Ghana. He completed his pediatric residency and pediatric infectious disease fellowship at Lincoln Medical Center in New York and Yale University in New Haven, respectively.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Paintsil serves as an Associate Professor at Yale University School of Medicine. He also participates in research that focuses on understanding the individual differences in response to anti-retroviral therapy.

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Pediatric Infectious Disease

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special interests

Pediatric HIV infections


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Education & Training


Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital


Lincoln Hospital

Medical School

University of Ghana Medical School


Yale University School of Medicine

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Published Work

Dr. Paintsil has authored sevral peer-reviewed articles.  Read Dr. Paintsil's articles.  

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics,American Board of Pediatrics


American Academy of Pediatrics

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Society of Pediatric Research

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