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Bruce Michael Greenwald, <span>MD</span>

Bruce Michael Greenwald, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatrics (Board Certified)
One of America's Top Doctors


Dr. Greenwald is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Executive Vice-Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine.  He oversees the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center's Pediatric Critical Care Center, a 23-bed intensive care unit providing state-of-the art care for the most seriously ill and injured infants, children, and adolescents. The unit specializes in the care of children (up to 21 years of age) with challenging forms of respiratory failure due to severe pneumonia, asthma or viral illness, circulatory shock due to overwhelming infection or cardiac failure, as well as all forms of severe neurological and neurosurgical illness.

Dr. Greenwald received his medical degree (M.D.) at New York University of Medicine. He completed his residency at New York University Medical Center & Bellevue Hospital, where he also served as chief resident, and then a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical College (now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine).

In addition to his clinical, teaching, and research activities at Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Greenwald has contributed to the national development of critical care medicine as a vital pediatric sub-speciality. He co-Chaired the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Program Committee for the 2010 International Critical Care Congress. He is one of the founding members of the New York Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, serving as the Society's president from 1993 to 1995. Currently, Dr. Greenwald serves as Chancellor of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.


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1982 Weill Cornell Medical College

Internship: 1983 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: 1986 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 1988 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center