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Charles A Powell, MD Email Charles Powell

Pulmonary Medicine
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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    • Specialties
    • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai-National Jewish Respiratory Institute 212-241-5656
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Charles Powell, MD, is a Professor Medicine and Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He is also the CEO of the Mount Sinai-National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute.

Dr. Powell completed his medical degree at University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, his residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and his clinical and research fellowships at Boston University School of Medicine. With clinical and research interests in lung cancer and mesothelioma, Dr. Powell’s investigations center on understanding the genetic and susceptibility factors for these diseases, and the molecular events that are important in the early stages of lung cancer development and progression. His numerous articles and abstracts have been published in journals such as the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, American Journal of Pathology, CHEST, Cancer, and the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. He is Chair of the Thoracic Oncology Section of the American Thoracic Society, an elected member of the Fleischner Society, and a recipient of the American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award.

IN THE NEWS: Dr. Powell discusses the risk factors for lung cancer in the The Daily News feature, The Daily Checkup


Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus


MD, University of Chicago

Residency, Internal Medicine
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care
Boston University