Neil Warren Schluger, MD


Neil Warren Schluger, MD


Specialties: Internal Medicine, PulmonologyMore specialties
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Location Info

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

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About Neil Warren Schluger, MD

Neil W. Schluger, M.D. is the Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center and Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Science at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Schluger is also the Chief Scientific Officer of the World Lung Foundation. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and took his training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Cornell University Medical Center in New York. He has served as a visiting fellow and guestinvestigator at the Rockefeller University and in the Pulmonary Branch of the National Hearth, Lung, and Blood Institute of NIH.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine


  • Bacterial Infection
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Pulmonary Disease


  • Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at CUMC
  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • 1979-1980 John Harvard Scholarship
  • 1990-1992 Stony Wold-Herbert Fund Foundation Fellowship for Pulmonary Research
  • 1993-1994 National Research Service Award (individual), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH)
  • 1994 Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • 1994-1999 Tuberculosis Academic Award, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH
  • 1999 Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • 2001-2012 listed in “Americas Top Doctors” (Castle Connolly Medical)
  • 2001-2012 listed in “New Yorks Top Doctors” (Castle Connolly Medical)
  • 2002 American Society of Clinical Investigation, elected
  • 2009 Ewig Clinical Scholar Award for Outstanding Teaching, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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