Brian D. Gelbman M.D.
Dr. Gelbman is an Assistant Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Dr. Gelbman is currently the Vice President for the New York State Thoracic Society.
Dr. Gelbman has performed research in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), emphysema and ciliary disorders of the airway. He has written several original articles, reviews and abstracts on COPD, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Bronchiolitis Obliterans, and smoking related disease of the lungs. Currently, Dr. Gelbman's special area of interests include early detection of lung cancer, ciliary diseases, and dive medicine.
Dr. Gelbman was raised in South Florida and Peekskill, NY. After attending Cornell University in Ithaca, NY for his undergraduate training, and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine for medical school, he returned to New York Presbyterian Hospital for his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Medicine.
During his residency training at Cornell, he met his wife, Joy Kaplan Gelbman M.D., who is now a Cardiologist at New York Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center. Together, they have three children and live in Brooklyn Heights.