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Melodi B. Pirzada, MD

  • Specialty: Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 516-663-4600
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About Me

As a child, I watched my father take care of his patients with great compassion, and I always wanted to follow in his caring footsteps. I also suffered from asthma, but because the symptoms were mild, I didn’t receive a diagnosis until later in my life. I became a pediatric pulmonologist to ensure that this wouldn’t happen to other children.

I treat children with general lung conditions such as asthma and bronchiolitis, as well as less common conditions, including congenital diagrammatic hernias and interstitial lung diseases. I also treat children who have neuromuscular diseases with pulmonary complications, and require advanced technology-driven management, such as ventilators and airway clearance devices. Additionally, I perform flexible bronchoscopies for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

I believe in zero harm to my patients. Quality of patient care is very important and I treat every child as I treat my own.

My research focuses on infants with gastroesophageal reflux disease and pulmonary complications. Recently, my team and I have been working to publish our findings and continue to do more projects in this area.

For the past six years, I have been recognized by New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York.”


Credentials

Positions
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian Med Ctr (New York, NY), Peds Pulmonary, 1994
  • Residency, Winthrop-University Hospital, Pediatrics, 1991
  • Residency, Ankara U Medical School, Biochemistry, 1987
  • MD from Ankara University, 1901
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