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Gopal Narayanswami

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

  • Pulmonary Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, B. J. Medical College

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Jamaica Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pulm & Critical Care
    Beth Israel Medical Center


    Associate Director
    Medical Intensive Care Unit
    Mount Sinai St Lukes Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Medicine on the Clinician/Educator track
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
    Performs various pulmonary procedures such as bronchoscopies, Endobronchial ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration as well as pleural procedures
    Trained in critical care sonography
    Physician co-leader: weekly Department of Medicine Mortality and Morbidity conferences
    Active involvement with medical housestaff and leads conferences in Radiology, Autopsy and Ultrasonography


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    Young Investigator Award at Chest 2002 for original abstract; Pulmonary complications of HIV infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral therapy


Gopal Narayanswami, Steve Salzman: Bronchoscopy in the Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected patient: Seminars in Respiratory Infections: 18:80-86:2003.;.

Ariel Modrykamien, M.D.; Jaime Upegui, M.D.; Gopal Narayanswami, M.D: A 21-Year-Old Man with Hemoglobin SC Disease with Left Upper Quadrant Pain and Shortness of Breath. Chest. 2007; 132:1084-1087..;.

Carlos L. Alviar MD, Juan P. Cordova MD, Alex Korniyenko MD, Miguel Tsukayama MD, Gopal Narayanswami MD;Bilateral Bochdalek Hernias Presenting as Respiratory Failure in an Elderly Patient; Respir Care. 2011 May;56(5):691-4.;.

Patel AP, Patel KM, Shukla SN, Savani, BN, Gopal N, Bavishi KN, Madan PL, Anand A, Parikh BJ, Shah PM: Splenic infiltrates in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. American Journal of Hematology 45(4): 349-50, April 1994 .;.

Sandhu G, Ranade A, Narayanswami G; Fatal massive cerebral infarctions in a young patient with diabetic ketoacidosis--a rare case of atherosclerotic moyamoya disease. QJM 2010 Apr;103(4):267-9.;.

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Dr. Narayanswami did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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