Sonia Yris Angell, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, more

Locations and Appointments

CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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About Sonia Yris Angell, MD, MPH

Dr. Angell received her medical degree from the University of California San Francisco and completed residency at Brigham Women's Hospital. She has a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School, and a Master's in Public Health from the University of Michigan. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar. As a public health expert, Dr. Angell works on policies and programs that make places where we live, work and play, healthier for all of us. She is the former director of the California State Department of Public Health and served as California's State Public Health Officer. She was previously Deputy Commissioner at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, overseeing the Division of Prevention and Primary Care, and was the founder and director of the Health Department's Cardiovascular Disease Program. She was also a Senior Advisor for Global Noncommunicable Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Specialties & Expertise

  • Bacterial Infection
  • Immunizations
  • Respiratory Infection
  • Sinusitis


  • Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Medical School: University Of CA San Francisco
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan Hospitals

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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