Bellevue clinical services and treatments

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine provides a vast array of clinical services at Bellevue Hospital Center, including:

  • Bellevue's new 10th-floor Intensive Care Units, which encompass the Medical Intensive Care Unit, the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, and the Cardiac Care Unit
  • a Pulmonary Consult Service, under the supervision of Dr. Timothy Harkin
  • Bellevue's historic Chest Service, which cares for patients with tuberculosis, lung cancer, COPD, asthma, and interstitial fibrosis
  • a state-of-the-art Pulmonary Function Laboratory, under the directorship of Dr. Roberta Goldring
  • a four-bed Sleep Disorders Center, under the directorship of Dr. David Rapoport
  • a Chest Clinic, under the supervision of Dr. Rany Condos, providing 6,000 visits per year
  • a separate Asthma Clinic, under the supervision of Dr. Joan Reibman, providing 4,000 visits per year
  • a Directly Observed Therapy Program (DOT), funded by the NYS Department of Health
  • Bellevue/NYU Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic (BNOEMC) is one of eight regional occupational health centers established by the New York State Department of Health, and the only one in the New York City public hospital system
  • pulmonary procedures such as bronchoscopy, transbronchial needle biopsies, chest tubes, autofluorescence bronchoscopy, and ultrathin bronchoscopy are performed
  • an interventional bronchoscopy program that includes electrocautery, cryotherapy, stents, argon plasma coagulation, and brachytherapy