Lori Shah, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center


Education and Training

B.A, in Biology, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, 1990-1993
Medical School:
State University of New York at Brooklyn, College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, 1993-1998
Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
Internal Medicine, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 1998-2001
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, 2001-2004

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2006 Fellowship Teacher of the Year Award


For appointments: 

Comprehensive Transplant Center
Presbyterian Building 14th Floor
622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

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


  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Lung Transplantation
  • ILD
  • CF/Bronchiectasis
  • COPD/ Emphysema

Clinical Centers

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Diplomate, 2001
  • Pulmonary Disease Diplomate, 2003
  • Critical Care Medicine Diplomate, 2004

Selected Publications

  1. A. C. Borczuk M.D., L. Shah M.D., G. D. Pearson M.D., K. L. Walter M.D., L. Wang, J. H. M. Austin M.D., R. A. Friedman, C. A. Powell M.D. Molecular signatures in biopsy specimens of lung cancer. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine. 2004;170(2):167-74
  2. L. Shah M.D., K. L. Walter M.D., A. C. Borczuk M.D., S. M. Kawut M.D., J. R. Sonett M.D., L. A. Gorenstein M.D., M. E. Ginsburg MD, K. M. Steinglass M.D., C. A. Powell M.D. Expression of Syndecan-1 and Epidermal growth factor receptor is associated with survival in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer. 2004 Oct 1;101(7):1632-8
  3. Steven M. Kawut M.D., Lori Shah M.D., Jessie S. Wilt M.D., Edward Dwyer M.D., Patricia A. Maani R.N., Theresa M. Daly R.N., Mitchell K. O’Shea B.S., Joshua R. Sonett M.D., Selim M. Arcasoy M.D. Risk Factors and Outcomes of Hypogammaglobulinemia After Lung Transplantation.Transplantation. 2005 Jun 27;79(12):1723-6
  4. Lori Shah, M.D., Michael Iannuzzi, M.D. Cystic Fibrosis. Pulmonary/ Respiratory Therapy Secrets, 3rd Edition. P. Parsons, M.D., J. Heffner, M.D. eds. Hanley & Belfus, Philadelphia PA, 2006
  5. Lori Shah, M.D., Michael Iannuzzi, M.D. The Diagnosis and Management of Sarcoidosis. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2006 Oct; 13 (10): 578- 582.
  6. 6.Lori Shah, M.D., Lung Transplantation in Sarcoidosis. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Feb; 28(1):134-40.
  7. Lori Shah, M.D., Alvin S. Teirstein M.D. and Michael C. Iannuzzi M.D. Sarcoidosis. Clinical Respiratory Respiratory Medicine, 3rd Edition. Richard K. Albert M.D., Stephen G. Spiro M.D., James R. Jett M.D. eds. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2008
  8. Lederer DJ, Wilt JS, D'Ovidio F, Bacchetta MD, Shah L, Ravichandran S, Lenoir J, Klein B, Sonett JR, Arcasoy SM. Obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk of death after lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009;180(9):887-95. PMID: 19608717

View Dr. Shah's full list of publications from PubMed