Since medical school I have admired the role of the intensivist (a physician who specializes in critical care medicine) as one who creates order from disorder. Problem solving in the midst of a medical emergency takes focus, experience, and skills that I have developed during my clinical training and now impart to the house staff and fellows who rotate through our ICU. In addition to providing state-of-the-art care to the ICU patient, I take great pride in caring for the patient’s family. The uncertainty and complexity of a loved one’s illness is a struggle which I strive to help them navigate with the assistance of our excellent staff.
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- Clinical Expertise: Critical Care
- Languages Spoken: English
- Education: MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
- Residencies: Montefiore Medical Center
- Fellowships: St Vincent's Catholic Medical Center
- Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Disease; Critical Care Medicine
Imaging Findings of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Patients: A summary Poster. Gupta S., Hale K, Tatieneny K, Perone R. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. November 30-December 5, 2008
Imaging findings of opportunistic pulmonary infections in HIV-infected patients: a pictorial essay. Poster. Morgan J, Hale K. Gupta S., Perone R. 2008 American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course. Houston, TX Octoer 1-4, 2008.
Lung nodules in a premenopausal woman. Hale K, Tietjen P. Chest Meeting Abstracts 2008, 134:c33002-330002c.
Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy: A learning Curve Analysis. Bansal S, Hale K, Sethi S, Cicenia J. Chest Meeting Abstracts 2007, 132:514b
Use of Vasopressin for Septic Shock in a Nonmonitored Setting. Karwa M, Hale K, Chest Meeting Abstracts 2005, 128: 376S-c-377S-c
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