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Lester W. Blair, <span>MD, FACP, FCCP</span>

Lester W. Blair, MD, FACP, FCCP

Pulmonary Disease Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Critical Care Medicine (Board Certified)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-5665, (646) 962-2333
One of America's Top Doctors


Dr. Lester W. Blair is the Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed residency training in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center and fellowship training in pulmonary diseases at New York University Langone Medical Center. His primary interest is in caring for patients with known or suspected lung disorders including chronic bronchitis, asthma and sarcoidosis. Dr. Blair is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians. He has served as President of the American Lung Association of New York and President of the New York State Thoracic Society. He has been consistently listed as "Superdoctor" in the Sunday New York Times Magazine and rated as a Best Doctor by Castle-Connolly and United States News and World Report.

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Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: New York University Bellevue Medical Center