Max O'Donnell, MD

Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease Medicine, Pulmonology
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acute Exacerbations of Asthma
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Emphysema
  • General Pulmonology
  • Intensive Care
  • Lung Nodules
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Diagnostics
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sepsis
  • Tuberculosis

Academic Appointments

  • Florence Irving Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital


  • Male

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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • Student Health


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


  • Special Needs


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

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, St John's College, Santa Fe, NM
  • MD, 2003 Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Boston University Affiliated Hospitals

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine


Dr. O'Donnell's research interests center around global health including tuberculosis (TB), HIV, severe acute respiratory infections and Covid-19. Current research is centered in South Africa and Uganda with training/education and capacity building work in Ethiopia and Rwanda and Covid-19 research sited in New York City and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.