Meet the Faculty

Our faculty comprises a wide range of backgrounds and interests with many holding dual certifications or other advanced degrees. In addition to providing hands-on, 24-hour department supervision and teaching, all faculty members share a commitment to creating an atmosphere that is conducive to the advancement of our specialty.

Faculty members also participate in regional and national professional organizations and research endeavors. Many also serve on national committees and organizations dedicated to the growth and development.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Faculty 

Marc A. Judson, MD, Division Head

Scott Beegle, MD, Program Director

Amit Chopra, MD


A. Ariel Jaitovich MD

Munish Luthra MD

Boris Medarov MD

Muhammad Perwaiz MD

Albany VA Medical Center: Samuel S. Stratton

Douglas Phelps, MD


Luke Pluto MD

Jonathan Rosen, MD

Albany VA Medical Center: Samuel S. Stratton

Herbert Scherzer, MD

Thomas Smith, MD