Stuart M. Garay, MD, FCCP, a Pulmonologist with NYU Langone Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates—Third Avenue

Get to know Pulmonologist Dr. Stuart M. Garay, who serves patients in New York, New York.

With a unique focus on pulmonology, Dr. Garay is an expert in diseases affecting the lungs and treats conditions such as lung cancer, sarcoidosis, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, and acute bronchitis. He is in practice with NYU Langone Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates—Third Avenue in New York City, New York.

Doctors at NYU Langone Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates—Third Avenue treat lung and sleep disorders, including asthma and bronchitis. “The mission of NYU Langone is to serve, to teach, and to discover. We are committed to making world-class contributions that place service to human health at the center of an academic culture devoted to excellence in research, patient care, and education” as stated on their website. 

Dr. Garay’s medical career began over four decades ago when he graduated from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts in 1974. After his graduation, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by his fellowship in pulmonary disease at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians. He also serves as a Clinical Professor within the Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. 

Pertaining to the doctor’s most notable achievements, he earned board certification in internal medicine and pulmonary disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. He also attained fellowship status with the  American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP). 

Recognized as a Top Doctor in the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly (2002-2014), Dr. Garay’s research interests include pulmonary complications of HIV infection, sleep apnea, and Heřmanský–Pudlák syndrome.

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. A pulmonologist is an internal medicine physician who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions and diseases that affect the lungs, bronchial tubes, and the respiratory system, including the nose, pharynx, and throat.

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