Internship/Residency:

Yale New Haven Hospital


Fellowship:

Yale New Haven Hospital


Faculty Appointments:

Professor of Medicine
Quinnipiac Frank Netter MD School of Medicine

Clinical Professor of Medicine
​Yale University School of Medicine


State Affiliations:

- American College of Chest Physicians, CT


National Affiliations:

- American College of Chest Physicians

- American Thoracic Society

- Society of Critical Care Medicine


Recent Awards:

- Best Doctors Connecticut

- Best Doctors in America

- Castle Connolly Best Doctors

Internship/Residency:

Yale New Haven Hospital​


Fellowship:

Yale New Haven Hospital


National Affiliations:

- American College of Chest Physicians

- the Society of Critical Care Medicine

- the American Thoracic Society


Recent Publications:

- Original article, Journal of Applied Physiology

- Original article, Minerva Medica

Internship/Residency:

University of Connecticut


Fellowship:

Yale University


Faculty Appointments:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Quinnipiac Frank Netter MD School of Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
​Yale University School of Medicine


State Affiliations:

Connecticut Thoracic Society


National Affiliations:

American Thoracic Society

- Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians

American College of Physicians

American Lung Association of the Northeast​


Recent Awards:

George Thornton Memorial Award (2010)


Community Involvement:

- Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (Waterbury Hospital)

- Past President of the Connecticut Thoracic Society

- Former Chair of the Connecticut American Lung Association Leadership Board

- Executive Board Member of the American Lung Association of the Northeast

- Medical Director for the Respiratory Care Training Program (Naugatuck Valley Community College)


Special Position in Practice:

Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Elizabeth Mirabile-Levens, MD

Dr. David Hill, MD, FCCP

Dr. Richard Silverman, MD, FCCP

Meet Our Healthcare Professionals


Committed to quality care, concerned with meeting patient needs, and dedicated to using the most current and advanced methods of pulmonology to fight asthma and lung diseases, our physicians are eager to improve the lives of others through pulmonary healthcare.  Easy to approach, they strive to allow every patient to make educated, informed decisions in the protection and advancement of their lung health.


All our physicians attend at Waterbury Hospital and Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury in addition to caring for patients at our Waterbury and Southbury offices.

Waterbury Pulmonary Associates

Call Our Waterbury Office:​203-759-3666

Undergraduate Education:

- Wheaton College


Graduate Medical Education:

- Master of Health Science and Physician Assistant Certificate, Quinnipiac University


Professional Memberships:
- American Academy of Physician Assistants
- Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants

- Tri Beta Biological Honor Society

- Psi Chi Psychological Honor Society


Community Involvement:
- American Kidney Foundation Volunteer
- Health Horizons International Medical Mission Volunteer – Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Peer Reviewed Publication:
Kasinskas, K. Colomb – Lippa, D. The Pediatric Patient with Congenital Heart Disease: Transition from Pediatric to Adult Cardiology Care. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2014;27(8):32 – 34.

In her spare time, Ms. King likes to practice yoga and spend time with her family and pug.

Undergraduate Education:
- Registered Nurse from Naugatuck Valley Community College
- University of Saint Joseph


Graduate Education:
- Master's of Science in Nursing, University of Saint Joseph


Professional Memberships:
- Instructor for Emergency Nurses Association's Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum course
- Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing
- Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society
- Member of Evidence Based Practice Nursing Council at Saint Mary's Hospital
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the ANCC


Community Involvement: 
- Community Health Fair in Hartford, CT through University of      Saint Joseph, March 2012
- Blood pressure screenings, Alzheimer's awareness, Diabetes awareness, Nutrition counseling 

Michelle Marie King, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN

Kaitlyn Kasinskas, PA-C

Our Midlevels

Our Pulmonary Doctors

In her free time, Dr. Mirabile spends time with her family.

Internship:

Montefiore Medical Center


Residency:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Fellowship:

Yale New Haven Hospital


Faculty Appointments:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
​Yale University School of Medicine


State Affiliations:

Connecticut Thoracic Society


National Affiliations:

American College of Chest Physicians


Recent Awards:

Humanitarian of the Year (Waterbury Hospital, 2010)


Community Involvement:

Director of Respiratory at Village Green of Waterbury

Dr. Ferdinando Urbano, MD

Dr. Robert McDonald, MD, FCCP

In her spare time, Kaitlyn is an avid Equestrienne.

Internship/Residency: 

New York University


Fellowship:

Boston University School of Medicine


Faculty Appointments:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
​Yale University School of Medicine


State Affiliations:

- Massachusetts Thoracic Society

- Massachusetts Medical Society


National Affiliations:

- American Thoracic Society

- American College of Physicians Associate

- American Medical Association


Recent Awards:

- 2000 Massachusetts Thoracic Society Scientific Award, clinical abstract

- 2001 Massachusetts Thoracic Society Scientific Award, basic science abstract

In his free time, Dr. McDonald plays golf.

Internship/Residency: 

Boston City Hospital


Fellowship:

Boston University Medical Center


Faculty Appointments:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine


State Affiliations:

Staff Executive Committee, Waterbury Hospital


National Affiliations:

American College of Chest Physicians


Community Involvement:

Non Profit Excellence Committee of the Connecticut Community Foundation

In his free time, Dr. Hill plays tennis, is a volunteer leader in the Jewish community, and spends time with his wife, two daughters and standard poodle.

Dr. Urbano speaks Italian, and spends his free time with his family, skiing, doing photography and traveling.

Dr. Carl Sherter, MD, FCCP

In his free time, Dr. Sherter skis and participates in sailboat racing.  He has been a member of Waterbury Pulmonary Assoc. for over 20 years.


In his free time, Dr. Silverman likes spend time with his family.  He has been a member of Waterbury Pulmonary Assoc. for over 20 years.