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Kenneth A. Berkowitz, M.D.

Associate Professor;
Departments of Population Health and Medicine (Pulmy&CCM Div)

Clinical Addresses

423 East 23 Street, 111/A
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212-951-3208
Fax: 212-888-4030

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Medical Specialties

Pulmonary Medicine

Medical Expertise

General Pulmonary Medicine

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Board Certification

1986 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
2000 — Ab Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease)
2001 — Ab Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)


1983-1984 — NYU Medical Center (Medicine), Internship
1983-1984 — Department of Veterans Affairs-New York Campus, Internship
1984-1986 — NYU Medical Center (Medicine), Residency Training
1986-1988 — NYU Medical Center (Pulmonary Diseases), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Dr. Berkowitz' interests are in bronchoalveolar lavage lymphocytes in HIV infection and tuberculosis.

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Ethical considerations: care of the critically ill and injured during pandemics and disasters: CHEST consensus statement
Biddison, Lee Daugherty; Berkowitz, Kenneth A; Courtney, Brooke; De Jong, Col Marla J; Devereaux, Asha V; Kissoon, Niranjan; Roxland, Beth E; Sprung, Charles L; Dichter, Jeffrey R; Christian, Michael D; Powell, Tia
2014 Oct;146(4 Suppl):e145S-e155S, Chest
— id: 1362322, year: 2014, vol: 146, page: e145S, stat: Journal Article,

Health care ethics consultation: an update on core competencies and emerging standards from the American Society For Bioethics and Humanities' core competencies update task force
Tarzian, Anita J; ASBH Core Competencies Update Task Force; [Berkowitz, Kenneth A]
2013 ;13(2):3-13, American journal of bioethics : AJOB
— id: 461062, year: 2013, vol: 13, page: 3, stat: Journal Article,

Trends in Ethics consultation practices in a large health system
Alfandre, D; Berkowitz, K; Fox, E
2012 July 2012;27:S339-S339, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 783182, year: 2012, vol: 27, page: S339, stat: Journal Article,

HCEC pearls and pitfalls: suggested do's and don't's for healthcare ethics consultants
Carrese, Joseph A; Antommaria, Armand H Matheny; Berkowitz, Kenneth A; Berger, Jeffrey; Carrese, Joseph; Childs, Brian H; Derse, Arthur R; Gallagher, Colleen; Gallagher, John A; Goodman-Crews, Paula; Heesters, Ann; Jurchak, Martha; Mitchell, Christine; Mokwyune, Nneka; Parsi, Kayhan; Powell, Tia; Powderly, Kathleen E; Rosell, Tarris; Shelton, Wayne; Smith, Martin L; Spike, Jeffrey; Tarzian, Anita; Wocial, Lucia
2012 Fall;23(3):234-240, Journal of clinical ethics
— id: 461042, year: 2012, vol: 23, page: 234, stat: Journal Article,

IntegratedEthics: an Innovative Program to Improve Ethics Quality in Health Care
Fox, Ellen; Bottrell, Melissa M; Berkowitz, Kenneth A; Chanko, Barbara L; Foglia, Mary Beth; Pearlman, Rorbert A
2010 ;15(2):?-? #8, Innovation journal : the public sector innovation journal = La revue de l'innovation : la revue de l'innovation dans le secteur public
— id: 461052, year: 2010, vol: 15, page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Charting the future. Credentialing, privileging, quality, and evaluation in clinical ethics consultation
Dubler, Nancy Neveloff; Webber, Mayris P; Swiderski, Deborah M; [Berkowitz, Kenneth A]
2009 Nov-Dec;39(6):23-33, Hastings center report
— id: 461072, year: 2009, vol: 39, page: 23, stat: Journal Article,

Definitive care for the critically ill during a disaster: a framework for allocation of scarce resources in mass critical care: from a Task Force for Mass Critical Care summit meeting, January 26-27, 2007, Chicago, IL
Devereaux, Asha V; Dichter, Jeffrey R; Christian, Michael D; Dubler, Nancy N; Sandrock, Christian E; Hick, John L; Powell, Tia; Geiling, James A; Amundson, Dennis E; Baudendistel, Tom E; Braner, Dana A; Klein, Mike A; Berkowitz, Kenneth A; Curtis, J Randall; Rubinson, Lewis
2008 May;133(5 Suppl):51S-66S, Chest
— id: 167105, year: 2008, vol: 133, page: 51S, stat: Journal Article,

Informed consent
Berkowitz, Kenneth A; Foglia, Mary Beth; Chanko, Barbara L
2004 Jun;125(6):2367; author reply 2367-2367; author reply 2368, Chest
— id: 133561, year: 2004, vol: 125, page: 2367; author reply 2367, stat: Journal Article,

End-of-life decisionmaking in the Veterans Health Administration
Berkowitz, K A
1997 Jun;9(2):169-181, HEC Forum
— id: 167106, year: 1997, vol: 9, page: 169, stat: Journal Article,

Lewis, Milena L; Aranda, Conrado P; Berkowitz, Kenneth A; Smith, Robert L
Tuberculosis Boston : Little Brown, 1996,
— id: 4859, year: 1996, vol: , page: ?, stat: Chapter,

Pleural tuberculosis and HIV infection [see comments]
Relkin F; Aranda CP; Garay SM; Smith R; Berkowitz KA; Rom WN
1994 May;105(5):1338-1341, Chest
— id: 6493, year: 1994, vol: 105, page: 1338, stat: Journal Article,

More study needed for mechanisms underlying the 67Ga-pulmonary leak index
Smith, R L; Berkowitz, K A
1994 Nov;106(5):1639-1640, Chest
— id: 167107, year: 1994, vol: 106, page: 1639, stat: Journal Article,

Factors affecting the yield of acid-fast sputum smears in patients with HIV and tuberculosis
Smith, R L; Yew, K; Berkowitz, K A; Aranda, C P
1994 Sep;106(3):684-686, Chest
— id: 167108, year: 1994, vol: 106, page: 684, stat: Journal Article,

Value of a Mycobacterium avium complex respiratory tract isolate as a predictor of disseminated infection
Berkowitz, K A; Aranda, C P; Smith, R L
1993 Sep;104(3):988-988, Chest
— id: 167109, year: 1993, vol: 104, page: 988, stat: Journal Article,

Pulmonary function changes after large volume paracentesis
Berkowitz, K A; Butensky, M S; Smith, R L
1993 Jun;88(6):905-907, American journal of gastroenterology
— id: 167110, year: 1993, vol: 88, page: 905, stat: Journal Article,

Pulmonary cryptococcosis mimicking methotrexate pneumonitis
Law, K F; Aranda, C P; Smith, R L; Berkowitz, K A; Ittman, M M; Lewis, M L
1993 May;20(5):872-873, Journal of rheumatology
— id: 129342, year: 1993, vol: 20, page: 872, stat: Journal Article,

1993 APR ;147(4):A488-A488, American review of respiratory disease
— id: 54160, year: 1993, vol: 147, page: A488, stat: Journal Article,

1993 APR ;147(4):A487-A487, American review of respiratory disease
— id: 54159, year: 1993, vol: 147, page: A487, stat: Journal Article,

Pulmonary disposition of gallium-67 in patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia: an analysis using bronchoalveolar lavage
Smith, R L; Berkowitz, K A; Lewis, M L
1992 Apr;33(4):512-515, Journal of nuclear medicine
— id: 138974, year: 1992, vol: 33, page: 512, stat: Journal Article,

Bronchoalveolar lavage neutrophilia seen in Pneumocystis pneumonia presenting with pneumothorax
Smith, R L; Berkowitz, K A; Aranda, C P
1991 Sep;100(3):865-867, Chest
— id: 167111, year: 1991, vol: 100, page: 865, stat: Journal Article,

Eosinophilic alveolitis
Smith, R L; Berkowitz, K A
1989 Aug;96(2):445-445, Chest
— id: 167112, year: 1989, vol: 96, page: 445, stat: Journal Article,

Bronchogenic cyst causing a unilateral ventilation-perfusion defect on lung scan
Berkowitz, K A; Fleischman, J K; Smith, R L
1988 Jun;93(6):1292-1293, Chest
— id: 167113, year: 1988, vol: 93, page: 1292, stat: Journal Article,