Michael S. Niederman, M.D.
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
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Michael S. Niederman, M.D.

Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

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Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Pneumonia
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Infection
  • Pulmonary Mycobacterial Infection
  • Bronchiectasis

Biography

Dr. Niederman's career is dedicated to the care of patients with complex lung diseases, with a particular focus on respiratory tract infections including pneumonia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), sepsis and respiratory failure. He is an expert in the management of patients with pneumonia, has written national and international pneumonia guidelines, and researches new therapies for pneumonia that can optimize treatment of patients infected with antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

Dr. Niederman has published over 350 articles and book chapters related to these efforts and is active in national pulmonary and critical organizations. He received the Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians. He is currently on the editorial boards of CHEST, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care, and Intensive Care Medicine. 

Click here to listen to Dr. Niederman speak about cardiac complications in community-acquired pneumonia.

Research

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, 1977
  • A.B., Boston University, 1977

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported