Gerald M. Loughlin, M.D.

Pediatric Pulmonology
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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.

Biographical Info

Gerald M. Loughlin, M.D., M.S. is Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, and Attending Pediatrician 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 served as Chair and Pediatrician-in-Chief at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and NYP Phyllis and David Komansky Children's hospital from 2002-2020.  He 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.

Honors and 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
Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Pulmonology)
Clinical Expertise
Respiratory Disease
Pediatric Asthma
Disease of Respiratory System
Sleep Apnea
Chronic Lung Disease
Sleep Disorder
Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • M.D.
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Biography - Dr. Gerald M. Loughlin

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