Elvina Khusainova, MD


Associate Prog Director, Pulmonary Fellowship, Pulmonary Lead, SACU Ventilator Service

Elvina Khusainova, MD Pulmonologist

About Me

I am a pulmonologist who provide comprehensive evaluation and care for patients with variety of lung conditions, with focus on pulmonary complications related to cancer and its treatment.

I was trained at MSK and my clinical interests include pulmonary disorders in immunocompromised patients, pulmonary complications associated with BMT, chemotherapy-induced lung injury, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, interstitial lung diseases and respiratory failure.

I provide comprehensive inpatient pulmonary consultative services to hospitalized patients. I am proud to be a part of inpatient multidisciplinary SACU team caring for patients with respiratory failure requiring ventilatory support, with focus on optimization of respiratory status and liberation from mechanical ventilation.

I also perform procedures such as thoracentesis, catheter placement in the pleural space, and bronchoscopy.

  • Education: MD, Astrakhan State Medical Academy, Russia
  • Residencies: Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals
  • Fellowships: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Disease; Critical Care Medicine

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