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Muhammad Perwaiz MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012
(Pulmonary Disease)

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009
(Internal Medicine)

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013
(Critical Care Medicine)

Contact Information:

AMC Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
47 New Scotland Avenue, MC 91
Physicians Pavilion, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12208

Tel: (518)262-5196
Fax: (518)262-6472

Specialties Education Details Full Biography Additional Locations


Interventional Pulmonary Medicine

7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, NJ


Critical Care Medicine

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Miriam Hospital - Providence Rhode Island
Providence, RI


Pulmonary Medicine

07/01/2010 - 06/30/2012
Interfaith Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY


Internal Medicine

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2010
Interfaith Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY

Medical Education


04/20/1998 - 05/18/2005
Allama Iqbal Medical College
Lahore  Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Perwaiz is a specialist in minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat lung cancer, complex airway disorders and pleural effusions. He also serves as Co-chair of thoracic tumor board, which provides a multidisciplinary approach to treating patients of thoracic oncology, especially lung cancer.

As one of the few pulmonologists in the country with advanced training in interventional pulmonology, Dr. Perwaiz brings highly specialized expertise to patients at Albany Medical Center. His expertise includes minimally invasive procedures like  endobronchial ultrasound, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Rigid Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial valve placement for lung volume reduction and persistent pneumothorax, Pleuroscopy with pleural biosy for complex pleural effusions,  PleurX cather placement and pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusions, Electrocautery and laser surgery for endobronchial tumors and complex airway disorders like benign tracheal stenosis, brachytherapy, stenting and chest ultrasonography.

Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care, Dr. Perwaiz completed his advanced training at Cooper University Hospital with rotations to MD Anderson Cancer Institute in southern New Jersey. 

In addition to his clinical expertise, Dr. Perwaiz’s research interests cover new technologies for diagnosing interstitial lung disease. This includes Transbronchial cryo biopsies, a new modality that has shown promising results.

Dr. Perwaiz is available for outpatient appointments at Albany Medical Center, Pulmonary Division clinic. To make an appointment, please call (518) 262-5196.

AMC Clifton Park Crossings Blvd. Multispecialty
3 Crossings Blvd.
Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 264-3600