Einstein/Montefiore Division of Critical Care Medicine

Bravery and Hope

CBS News 'Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line'
Michelle Ng Gong, MD, MS, Chief, division of pulmonary medicine and clinical care medicine and colleagues are featured in this behind the scenes look at Montefiore during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the full segment here. 

Patient Care

The Einstein Division of Critical Care Medicine provides clinical expertise in medical intensive care, general surgical intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery intensive care, neurosurgery intensive care, trauma intensive care, and acute coronary care. more info 

About the Division

A center of excellence directly responsible for clinical and academic oversight of adult patient units, critical care medicine consultation services, and medical direction of respiratory therapy; a leader in critical care medicine scholarly activity; and an “ICU Without Walls” for Weiler Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. Faculty, fellows, staff, and Einstein CCM accomplishments and awards. more info 



Leading-edge clinical research and clinical trials at Montefiore and Einstein, Critical Care Medicine faculty research publications. more info 


An international academic leader in Critical Care Medicine: fellowship training program, physician assistant residency program, pulmonary and critical care research symposia, management training and education, regional organizational projects, invited lectures given by Einstein CCM faculty. more info 



Einstein Critical Care Medicine full-time faculty specialize in pulmonary medicine, nephrology, infectious diseases, surgery, and anesthesiology. more info 

Quality Improvement

The Critical Care Medicine team strives to decrease variation in medical practice, avoidable complications, and system fragmentation, and to change cultural norms to assure organizational coherence. more info 


Division News

Dr. Dan G. Fein Promoted
Daniel G. Fein, MD, has assumed the positions of Clinical Director of In-Patient Pulmonary Services for Montefiore Medical Center along with Wakefield Site Director for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and will serve as Director of the Wakefield medical ICU (MICU), effective July 3, 2020.

Dr. Peter Dicpinigaitis Named Editor-in-Chief of LUNG
Peter Dicpinigaitis, MD, Professor of Medicine (Critical Care) and Director of the Montefiore Cough Center, has been named Editor-in-Chief of LUNG, a journal for pulmonary researchers and clinicians. Dr. Dicpinigaitis has served as Associate Editor since 2008; he will begin his tenure as EIC in October, 2019.

Dr. Ronald Lis Promoted to CCM Site Director at Wakefield
Dr. Ronald Lis, Assistant Professor (Critical Care) and former Medical Director of the Medical-Surgical ICU at Montefiore Wakefield, has advanced in rank and responsibility to the facility's Critical Care Medicine Site Director.

Division Chief

Michelle Ng Gong, MDMichelle Ng Gong, MD (bio) 

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health
Chief of Research, Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine 

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Contact Us

Moses Campus
Montefiore Medical Center
Ground Floor, Gold Zone
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467

Phone : 718-920-5440
Fax : 718-863-5763

Einstein Campus
Jack D. Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461

Phone: 718-904-3015 
Fax: 718-863-5763

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