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David Nierman

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
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  • Critical Care Medicine

  • Pulmonary Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, Sackler Fac. of Med., Tel Aviv Un.

  • Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Pulmonary
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr.


    David M. Nierman, MD, MMM 

    David M. Nierman is the Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer of Mount Sinai Queens. He heads the medical staff, overseeing the consistent delivery of high-quality, patient-focused medical care by nearly 500 physicians representing close to 40 medical and surgical specialties. Since joining the hospital in 2006, Dr. Nierman has recruited many excellent physicians and has initiated new clinical programs that address the health care needs of the community. 

    Dr. Nierman received his medical degree from the New York State Program, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. He also holds a Master of Medical Management (MMM) degree from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

    Prior to joining Mount Sinai Queens, Dr. Nierman was Director of both the Medical Intensive Care and Respiratory Care Units at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, where he served for 15 years. Before that, he held a number of senior positions at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. This background has enabled Dr. Nierman to foster beneficial connections between the medical staffs at both the Manhattan and Queens campuses and to increase the number of physicians with appointments at both sites, to the benefit of Mount Sinai Queens patients. 

    Dr. Nierman is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has published numerous clinical studies on acute and chronic critical illness and presented his research at hospitals and conferences nationwide. He currently serves as a member of the New York State Board for Medicine, and is a Fellow of both the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).

    Dr.Nierman has been named one of Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in America continuously since 2004, and has received numerous other awards, honors and recognition.


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