Natalie Hoi-Yun Yip, MD

Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, more

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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Natalie Hoi-Yun Yip, MD

Dr. Natalie Yip is the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations for the Department of Medicine, Associate Director of the Medical Intensive Care Units and the Medical Critical Care Service, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her MD from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. She completed her residency and fellowship training at Columbia University Medical Center where she served as chief fellow.

With a particular interest in the role of information technology in improving patient care, Dr. Yip serves as the Critical Care IT Liaison for the hospital and is very involved in multiple hospital committees and initiatives with a global focus on improving quality of care in the ICUs and beyond. Additionally Dr. Yip continues to devote much time on education with a passion for invasive mechanical ventilation. She is also actively engaged in research related to health care implementation and delivery.

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Critical Care Pulmonary
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Intensive Care
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis


  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2003
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honors Society, 2003 Phi Beta Kappa, 1999
  • Columbia University VP&S Academy of Clinical Excellence, Inductee, 2022
  • Daniel V. Kimberg Junior Faculty Teaching Award, 2015
  • Distinguished CHEST Educator, 2021
  • Ewig Clinical Education Award, 2014-16
  • Medical Housestaff Teaching Award, 2019
  • NYP Patient Centered Care Physician Champion Award, 2011

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