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Pulmonary Medicine

 
Under the direction of Sidney Tessler, MD, the Division of Pulmonary Medicine provides the full array of pulmonary function testing, including arterial blood gas testing to determine the nature of a patient’s shortness of breath. We work closely with the staff of the Maimonides Institute for Sleep & Breathing Disorders in order to evaluate patients with sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. We provide state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and treatment options.

Our consultation services include: pulmonary physiology testing, arterial blood testing for oxygen and carbon monoxide, and pulmonary exercise testing for evaluation of lung capacity. Our endoscopic procedures include bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, and chest tube insertion.

Conditions Treated

  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Sleep apnea
  • Asthma
  • Evaluation of abnormal chest X-rays
  • COPD
  • Lung cancer
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Polysomnography
  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • Carbon monoxide blood levels
  • Pulmonary function studies (lung volumes, diffusion)
  • Pulmonary exercise testing
  • Thoracentesis
  • Percutaneous pleural biopsy
  • Transbronchial biopsy
  • Transbronchial needle aspiration

Our outstanding clinicians are excellent teachers and take a keen interest in education. They are fully committed to our accredited training programs, including our fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine, are involved with clinical research and are well-published in the management of pulmonary medicine.

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LEADERSHIP

Tessler, Sidney MD
Director, Pulmonary
& Critical Care Medicine
(718) 283-8380

 Kupfer, Yizhak MD
Assistant Director,
Critical Care and
Pulmonary Medicine
(718) 283-8187

 


Chawla, Kabu MD
Specialty:
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(718) 283-8380
Periut, Richard MD
Specialty:
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(718) 283-8380
Khan, Tehmina MD
Specialty:
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(917) 496-8507
Seneviratne, Chanaka MD
Specialty:
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(718) 283-8380
Kupfer, Yizhak MD
Specialty:
  • Critical Care
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(718) 283-8187
Tessler, Sidney MD
Specialty:
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(718) 283-8380
Pascal, William MD
Specialty:
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(718) 283-6895
Yoon, Taek MD
Specialty:
  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
(718) 283-8380
   
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