Hilary Robbins, M.D

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center


Hilary Y. Robbins, MD earned her BA from Yale University and MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her training in Internal Medicine, followed by a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, at Columbia University Medical Center. Her fourth year of fellowship was supported by a grant from the Stony Wold-Herbert Fund. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine.  She joined the faculty in the Lung Transplant Program at Columbia as an assistant professor in 2010. Her professional society memberships include the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 

Education and Training

B.A. in History,Yale University, New Haven CT, 1995-1999
Medical School:
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1999-2003
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2003-2006
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2006-2010

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 1999 BA awarded, cum laude, Yale University
  • 2008 American Society of Transplantation, Travel Grant
  • 2009-2010 Stony Wold-Herbert Fund Fellowship


For appointments: 

Lung Transplant Program
622 W. 168th Street, PH-14
New York, NY 10032-3784

P: (212) 305-7771
F: (212) 342-5382


  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Lung Transplantation

Clinical Expertise

  • Lung Transplantation
  • Interstitial Lung Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Diplomate, 2006
  • Pulmonary Disease Diplomate, 2008
  • Critical Care Medicine Diplomate, 2009

Selected Publications

  1. Yegen, H, Lederer, D, Wilt, J, Barr, G, D’ovidio, F, Arcasoy, S, Sonett, J, Kawut, S. Risk factors for venous thromboembolism after lung transplantation. Chest. 132(2):547-53; 2007 Aug.
  2. Robbins, HY, Arcasoy, SM. Recipient Management Pre-Transplant. In W.T. Vigneswaran and E.R. Garrity (Eds.), Lung Transplantation. New York, NY: Informa Heathcare USA, Inc. 2011.
  3. Robbins, HY, Arcasoy, SM. Malignancies following lung transplantation. Clin Chest Med. 32 (2): 343-55. 2011.

*Please see CV for complete list of publications