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Michael Niederman, MD

Michael Niederman, MD

 

Michael Niederman, MD, is associate chief and clinical director of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.  He served as senior author and co-chair of the guidelines committee for the American Thoracic Society’s 1993 and 2001 guidelines for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia. He also co-chaired the committees that wrote guidelines for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia in 1995 and 2005.

Dr. Niederman’s interests include respiratory tract infections, including mechanisms of airway colonization, the management of community and hospital-acquired pneumonia, the role of guidelines for pneumonia, and the impact of antibiotic resistance on the management and outcomes of respiratory tract infections.

Last Reviewed: July 2018