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Richard S. Novitch, M.D.

Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory and Blood Gas Laboratory

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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.

Education

  • B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 1979
  • M.D., Universidad del Noreste, Tampico, Mexico 1983
  • Fifth Pathway, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 1984

Postgraduate Training

  • Internship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey 1985
  • Residency, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey 1987
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey 1987-1989

What's Happening at Burke

Health Alert: **Limited Visitation Resumes on 6/20**

***Burke will begin allowing limited patient visitation on Saturday, June 20th.*** 

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Learn what Burke and Montefiore are doing to keep you and your loved ones safe during the Covid-19 pandemic:

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Rehabilitation care for individuals recovering from Covid-19

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Concerned about exposure, but have no symptoms? Call the NYS DOH at
888-364-3065.

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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
785 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605

Hospital Main Telephone

(914) 597-2500, (888) 99-BURKE

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