Dr. Klaus-Dieter K Lessnau MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Klaus-Dieter Lessnau is a pulmonologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Lessnau accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Lenox Hill Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, French, German and Italian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Sleep Medicine

Clinical Interests: Interventional pulmonology, Ultrasound, Chest Ultrasound Interventional Pulmonology , Medical pleuroscopy

Hospital Affiliation

Lenox Hill Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

Cabrini Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1991

Mt Sinai SOM
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine (IM), 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Sleep Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Internal Medicine

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

"Superdoctor", New York Times Magazine May 2012

Publications & Presentations

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in pregnancy: case report and review of the literature.
Lessnau, K. D., Qarah, S.

Real-time chest ultrasonography: a comprehensive review for the pulmonologist.
Beckh, S., Bolcskei, P. L., Lessnau, K. D.

Laser-assisted removal of a foreign body in the bronchial system of an infant.
Boelcskei, P. L., Wagner, M., Lessnau, K. K.

See all 7 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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