Connecticut Children's Specialty Group



Did You Know?

Dr. Eisenfeld is a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates
and Penguins.

Leonard Eisenfeld, MD


Education: BA, Washington & Jefferson College, 1967

MD, Yale School of Medicine, 1971
Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1971-1972
Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1972-1974
Fellowship: Neonatology/Perinatology, University of Alabama, 1974-1976

Board Certifications

Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Faculty Appointment

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Univerisity of Connecticut School of Biomedical Engineering


Dr. Eisenfeld provides exceptional care for newborn babies and their families. Based on a peer nomination process, U.S. News & World Report named Dr. Eisenfeld to the highly selective list of “America's Top Doctors,” national recognition for outstanding work. Neonatology at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center was named among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings in 2012-13.

Published Research

Biomedical engineering, advancement of neonatal care (infections, host defense, care of patient and family)