Lori Shah, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (in Pediatrics) at CUMC

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-7771

Lori Shah, MD

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Pulmonary
  • Lung Transplant
  • Respiratory Physiology (Lung)
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Transplant Medicine
  • Transplant Pulmonology

Education and Training

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


  • CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-7771
    (212) 342-5382

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, 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, 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, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Honors and Awards

  • 2006 Fellowship Teacher of the Year Award


  • 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