Dr. Peter Smith, MD

Dr. Peter Smith, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. Peter Smith, MD is a pulmonologist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1968 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.Read his story

300 Cadman Plz W Fl 18

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Insurance Accepted

  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Peter R. Smith, MD, is an attending physician specializing in Pulmonary Medicine in the Mount Sinai Medical System in New York City. He was formerly Chief of the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, and subsequently Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Vice Chair for Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Smith is Professor of Clinical Medicine at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. He is author of more than 80 scientific publications. Dr. Smith is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Chest Physicians, and is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the New York Academy of Sciences. He is Past President of the American Lung Association of the City of New York. Dr. Smith has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in New York Magazine's annual "Best Doctors in NY" and The NY Times annual "Super Doctors," as well as the Castle Connolly Guide "The Best Doctors – New York Metro Area" and the Woodward White Guide, "The Best Doctors in America.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith's approach to patient care is cutting-edge in terms of IT and  the Electronic Medical Record. Yet he remains traditional in his interactions with patients and their families. He listens, he talks, and he exams. He believes there is no technologic substitute for hands-on care. He prides himself on developing an individualized relationship with each patient."

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • CUNY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Kings Co-Dwnst Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Kings Co-Dwnst Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Bronx Muni-Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Smith went above and beyond addressing my husband's concerns about his asthma. Besides a full medical check up, he took the time to bring my husband and I into our office to discuss ALL possible options. He was professional but charismatic and had a light sense of humor fitting to the...Read More
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This man took a personal interest & saved my life! He's an amazingly gifted & skilled professional with an awesome bedside manner. Always made me feel positive! Great Doctor, great person! Definitely knows pulmonology!!!!! I answered excellent below about answering questions - He is beyond...Read More
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