Montefiore-Einstein Division of Pulmonary Medicine

frontlinesCBS 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.

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Division News & Info

Aluko A. Hope, MD, MSCE, a pulmonary/critical care specialist and co-director of the CORE Clinic.Montefiore's CORE Clinic Helps Heal COVID-19 Survivors
Under the leadership of co-directors Aluko A. Hope, MD, MSCE, a pulmonary/critical care specialist and co-director Seth Congdon, MD, a primary care physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine, the COVID-19 Recover (CORE) Clinic provide follow-up and recovery engagement to COVID-19 survivros experiencing a wide range of physical, cognitive or emotional effects after a recent hospitalization or outpatient care. More >>.

Daniel G. Fein, MDDr. 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, 202

Michelle Ng Gong, MDHow to develop your clinical research career with Dr. Michelle Ng Gong (American Thoracic Society podcast)
In this “Breathe Easy Fellow Chat”, Dr. Dominique Pepper interviews Dr. Michelle Ng Gong. Their conversation is focused on how to develop your career as a clinical researcher. Dr. Ng Gong is currently the Chair-Elect of the ATS Program Committee. She is also the Chief of Research in the Division of Critical Care at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. More >>  

Divya Reddy Dr. Divya Reddy Provides Expert Commentary
Divya Reddy, MBBS, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Associate Program Director (Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship) provides commentary on the article Clinical and Immunological Assessment of Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections published in Nature Medicine (June 2020) article. Commentary pdf 

Krystal ClevenDepartment of Medicine Members Set to Begin Einstein’s CRTP Program
Krystal Cleven, MD, an assistant professor medicine (pulmonary medicine) is among the 17 students accepted into Einstein’s prestigious Clinical Research Training Program. Dr. Cleven’s research interests are in studying the health effects of WTC exposure, specifically in the FDNY cohort. More >>  

Divya ReddyDr. Divya Reddy Provides Expert Commentary
Divya Reddy, MBBS, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Associate Program Director (Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship) provides commentary on the article A Randomized Trial of Hydroxychloroquine as Postexposure Prophylaxis for COVID-19 In New England Journal of Medicine. Read Commentary pdf 

Peter Dicpinigaitis, MDPeter 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. Read 

Simon D. SpivackDiagnosing Lung Cancer Noninvasively
DNA mutations cause cancer and are signs that genome sequence integrity has been lost. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Jan Vijg, Ph.D., and Simon Spivack, M.D., M.P.H., a five-year, $3.3 million grant to assess genome integrity in normal human cells. More >>  

AldrichCelebrating the Life of Dr. K. Thomas Aldrich
In November 2016, dozens of colleagues, friends, family and New York City firefighters, gathered at Montefiore’s Grand Hall to celebrate the life of Dr. Thomas K. Aldrich, who died on September 5, 2016, of pancreatic cancer.
 

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In the Media

David Prezant, MDCharacteristics Associated with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests and Resuscitations During the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in NYC
Out-of-hospital heart attacks in NYC nearly tripled during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. David Prezant of Montefiore Einstein and FDNY shares more in a just-released study in JAMA Cardiology Dr. Prezant was featured in USA Today, CNN, ABC News, and Becker's Hospital Review.

Dr. Michelle Ng Gong Among Museum of the City of NY Game Changer Honorees

Dr. Michelle Ng Gong Among Museum of the City of NY Game Changer Honorees
Michelle Ng Gong, MD, MS, Chief of the Divisions of Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine, was among six 'Champions & Change Makers of the COVID-19 Crisis' honored by the Museum of the City of New York. The MCNY’s Champions & Change Makers Virtual Award Ceremony aired June 17, 2020, on YouTube

Months Later, COVID-19 Recovery Continues for These New Yorkers

Months Later, COVID-19 Recovery Continues for These New Yorkers
Critical care attending, Dr. Aluko Hope, explains how well-known viruses are informing how lingering symptoms of COVID-19 can be treated. Dr. Hope is co-director of the new COVID-19 Recovery (CORE) Clinic, which is monitoring and treating people with long-term COVID-19 complications. Watch NY1 Segment

Low-Tech Way to Help Some Covid Patients: Flip Them Over

Low-Tech Way to Help Some Covid Patients: Flip Them Over
Dr. Michelle Ng Gong discusses the importance of proning COVID-19 patients. 

Coronavirus in New York

Coronavirus in New York 

Doctors try to untangle why they're seeing unprecedented

Doctors try to untangle why they're seeing 'unprecedented' blood clotting among Covid-19 patients 

Hospitals Overwhelmed with Coronavirus Oubtbreak

Hospitals Overwhelmed with Coronavirus Oubtbreak
Michelle Ng Gong discusses with CNN the situation at Montefiore during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

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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