The Catherine and Henry J. Gaisman Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine provides state-of-the-art consultation, diagnostic testing and clinical and multidisciplinary care to patients with simple and complex respiratory and respiratory-related diseases. The combined strengths of the divisions at Beth Israel, Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West have created a unique opportunity to significantly impact the training and translational research done throughout the system.
Home of the Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute, the division conducts research, offers educational opportunities, and provides multidisciplinary care to patients with all forms of lung diseases, including asthma, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, emphysema, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our comprehensive Asthma Program offers personalized treatment for adults, incorporating the latest research into the effective management of the condition. Our Center for Sleep Medicine provides advanced diagnostic and treatment plans for patients with sleep-related disorders and our Critical Care Center uses sophisticated technology to provide specialized care for patients with various forms of lung disease. In addition, Mount Sinai houses one of 10 Centers of Excellence for sarcoidosis research in the nation and has one of the largest programs of its kind in the world and has a nationally and internally renowned, top-rated Cystic Fibrosis Center at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.