Meredith L. Turetz, M.D.

Pulmonary Disease Medicine

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Personal Statement


Being hospitalized for lung disease can be very frightening for patients and families and it is a privilege to care for them during a stressful time. My focus is on the care of acutely ill, hospitalized pulmonary patients at all levels.


Biographical Info


Dr. Meredith Turetz is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian. She is certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine.

Dr. Turetz earned her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed her residency in internal medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine in 2001, and remained as a fellow in pulmonary and critical care medicine, completing fellowship training in 2006.


She has clinical experience in international medicine having worked abroad with Doctors Without Borders caring for patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. She has expertise in airway disorders having done clinical research on the genetic basis of COPD and spending several years caring for patients with lung disease due to exposure from the World Trade Center disaster and evaluating distal airway injury. Dr. Turetz returned to Weill Cornell in 2009 and has primary responsibility for the inpatient pulmonary consult service.  She is also involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, with emphasis on in-patient management of pulmonary conditions.


Patient Testimonial


Extremely caring and thorough. She asked me a lot of questions and made sure I expressed all my concerns. One of a kind doctor. This was my first visit. - Anonymous


Honors and Awards

David E. Rogers Memorial Finalist, 2002

Zucker Fellow in International Medicine, 2001

Papanicoleau Teaching Fellow in Anatomy, 1997

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease)
Clinical Expertise
Pulmonary Embolism
  • M.D.
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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