Lori Shah, MD

Specialties:
Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease Medicine, Pulmonology
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Overview

Dr. Shah provides both inpatient and outpatient consultative services to patients with chronic and advanced lung disease as well as those who are seeking evaluation for Lung Transplantation. Her area of expertise includes patients with Interstitial Lung Disease/ Pulmonary Fibrosis, COPD/ Emphysema, Alpha 1 Anti trypsin disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Occupational Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Hypertension as well as other rare and advanced lung diseases. 

In addition, she is the Medical Director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory. The Cecily & Robert Harris Pulmonary Diagnostic Center, specializes in state-of-the-art pulmonary function testing (PFT) and cardio-pulmonary exercise testing (CPET), is one of the largest and busiest laboratories in the New York area. The Pulmonary Function Lab performs both pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas testing and cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Critical Care Pulmonary
  • Emphysema
  • General Pulmonology
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • LAM Lung Disease
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Diagnostics
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Physiology (Lung)
  • Restrictive Lung Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Transplant Medicine
  • Transplant Pulmonology

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (in Pediatrics) at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

622 West 168th Street
Floor 14
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center
  • BA, Brooklyn College
  • Residency: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 2006 Fellowship Teacher of the Year Award

Research

Selected Publications

  • A. C. Borczuk M.D., L. Shah M.D., G. D. Pearson M.D., K. L. Walter M.D., L. Wang, J. H. M. Austin M.D., R. A. Friedman, C. A. Powell M.D. Molecular signatures in biopsy specimens of lung cancer. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine. 2004;170(2):167-74
  • L. Shah M.D., K. L. Walter M.D., A. C. Borczuk M.D., S. M. Kawut M.D., J. R. Sonett M.D., L. A. Gorenstein M.D., M. E. Ginsburg MD, K. M. Steinglass M.D., C. A. Powell M.D. Expression of Syndecan-1 and Epidermal growth factor receptor is associated with survival in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer. 2004 Oct 1;101(7):1632-8
  • Steven M. Kawut M.D., Lori Shah M.D., Jessie S. Wilt M.D., Edward Dwyer M.D., Patricia A. Maani R.N., Theresa M. Daly R.N., Mitchell K. O'Shea B.S., Joshua R. Sonett M.D., Selim M. Arcasoy M.D. Risk Factors and Outcomes of Hypogammaglobulinemia After Lung Transplantation.Transplantation. 2005 Jun 27;79(12):1723-6
  • Lori Shah, M.D., Michael Iannuzzi, M.D. Cystic Fibrosis. Pulmonary/ Respiratory Therapy Secrets, 3rd Edition. P. Parsons, M.D., J. Heffner, M.D. eds. Hanley & Belfus, Philadelphia PA, 2006
  • Lori Shah, M.D., Michael Iannuzzi, M.D. The Diagnosis and Management of Sarcoidosis. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2006 Oct; 13 (10): 578- 582.
  • Lori Shah, M.D., Lung Transplantation in Sarcoidosis. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Feb; 28(1):134-40.
  • Lori Shah, M.D., Alvin S. Teirstein M.D. and Michael C. Iannuzzi M.D. Sarcoidosis. Clinical Respiratory Respiratory Medicine, 3rd Edition. Richard K. Albert M.D., Stephen G. Spiro M.D., James R. Jett M.D. eds. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2008
  • Lederer DJ, Wilt JS, D'Ovidio F, Bacchetta MD, Shah L, Ravichandran S, Lenoir J, Klein B, Sonett JR, Arcasoy SM. Obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk of death after lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009;180(9):887-95. PMID: 19608717