John Schicchi, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Director of the Allen Hospital ICU


Education and Training

Medical School:
University of Buenos Aires, Faculty of Medicine, Argentina, 1979
Categorical Residency in Internal Medicine, Hospital Militar Central, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1980-1982
Chief Residency:
Internal Medicine, Manhattan VA Hospital, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 1991-1993
Intensive Care and Coronary Unit, El Salvador University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1984-1985
Respiratory Diseases, Medicine Faculty Beunos Aires University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1984-1986
Research Fellow in Cardiopulmonary Laboratory, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1987-1991
Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1993-1996
Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY, 2003-2004

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 1982 Honors conferred by Hospital Militar Central of Buenos Aires, for best work in research. Epilepsia, Published in La Prensa Medica Argentina.



  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Tuberculosis

Clinical Centers

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Diplomate, 1995
  • Pulmonary Disease Diplomate, 1997, 2008
  • Critical Care Medicine Diplomate, 1999, 2010
  • Sleep Medicine Diplomate, 2009