Language: English
Gender: Male
Weill Cornell Medicine Pulmonary
425 E. 61st St., 4th Floor
New York, NY 10065
P: 646-962-2333 | F: (646) 962-0330
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Personal Statement


“My main objective is to provide the best possible medical care to individuals affected by lung diseases. I believe that an open conversation with patients in combination with a thorough physical examination and ancillary testing represents the fundamental steps in understanding lung diseases and the impact of these diseases in the quality of lives of the affected individuals. "  

Dr. Harvey is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. He is the Director of the Bronchoscopy and Procedure Services in the Pulmonary Division. Under his direction, the Pulmonary Division offers a variety of advanced pulmonary procedures including bronchoscopy with lavage, biopsies, endobronchial ultrasound guided biopsy of mediastinal masses and enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes; endobronchial hot and cold therapies for airway diseases and trachea- bronchial stent placement. Similarly, the Procedure Service offers management of pleural effusions with thoracentesis, insertion of chest tubes and insertion and management of indwelling pleural catheters for the management of persistent pleural effusions.  

Linked to the Pulmonary Procedure Service, Dr. Harvey has a special outpatient office session dedicated to the evaluation and management of individuals with lung nodules and lung masses.

For the past decade, Dr. Harvey has been engaged in the assessment and management of individuals with pulmonary hypertension.  In this regard, Dr. Harvey provides outpatient and inpatient care including critical care management to individuals affected by this disease.

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Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Tuberculosis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Mechanical Ventilation

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., University of the North Division of Health Sciences (Colombia), 1985

Honors and Awards

American Thoracic Society, International Conference, 2007

Scientific Breakthroughs of the Year, “Airway Epithelial Resistance to Smoking: Differences in Small Airway Epithelium Gene Expression in Healthy Individuals with High Pack-yr

History vs Individuals with an Early COPD Phenotype with Low Pack-yr History”


James P. Smith Clinical Scholar   (2007-Present)


Fellow, Stony-Wold Herbert Fund, Inc.(1999-Present)


Stonywall Herbert Research Fellow (1993)


Distinguished Student, Medical School Fundacion Universidad Del Norte, Colombia (1985)


Distinguished Student, División de Ciencias de la Salud-

Medicina, Fundacion Universidad del Norte (1979-1982)



Associate Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


Internship: Jamaica Hospital, Queens, NY

Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Kings County Hospital, and Veteran Administration Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Fellowship: Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine-Weill Medical College of Cornell University/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY