Language: English
Gender: Male
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Pediatric Pulmonology
505 East 70th Street , 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-3410

Personal Statement

My clinical expertise is in disorders of breathing during sleep (sleep apnea), difficulty to control asthma, and chronic lung disease in children.  I also work with children who have respiratory symptoms associated with dysfunctional swallowing and gastroesophageal reflux.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine


  • Respiratory Disease
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Asthma
  • Disease of Respiratory System
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux

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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Chairman of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

The Nancy C. Paduano Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1973

Honors & Awards

  1. Voted one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  2. Voted one of New York's Super Doctors, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  3. George Will Comstock Award from the American Lung Association of Maryland, 1998
  4. Schaffer Award for the Outstanding Teacher from the Housestaff Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Children's Center, 1985
  5. Outstanding Teacher Award from the Housestaff Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, 1979


Gerald M. Loughlin, M.D., M.S. is the Nancy C. Paduano Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, and Pediatrician-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital. 
Dr. Loughlin received his M.D. from the University of Rochester and a Master’s of Science (M.S.) in Business Health Care Finance and Administration from Johns Hopkins University. He has served on the Board of Directors of several major healthcare organizations, including the Board of the American Thoracic Society and the Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore.
Dr. Loughlin is an internationally recognized authority on pediatric respiratory diseases, including asthma, cystic fibrosis, and sleep apnea. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology. The recipient of many awards and honors, Dr. Loughlin is ranked as one of New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” and Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors.” He has authored numerous publications, and is co-editor of two textbooks focused on diagnosis and management of respiratory diseases in children, and pediatric sleep and breathing disorders.


Dr. Loughlin talks about his work as a pediatric pulmonologist