Richard S. Novitch, M.D.

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

Profile

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