Richard Novitch, M.D. oversees Burke’s renowned Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program, leading a team of clinicians who assist him in managing a patient’s plan of recovery. He treats a range of breathing ailments—from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to pulmonary tract deficiencies and mild to severe respiratory failure.
Dr. Novitch also treats patients with cardiac impairments, complications and post-cardiac surgery recovery. Along with leading the inpatient Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program, Dr. Novitch heads Burke’s Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and the Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Program. In addition, he is an assistant professor of internal medicine and pulmonary critical care at Burke’s academic affiliate, Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.