Christopher Neal Parkhurst, M.D., Ph.D.

Christopher Neal Parkhurst, M.D., Ph.D. Specialties: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Christopher Neal Parkhurst, M.D., Ph.D.
Specialties: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
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425 E. 61st Street
New York, NY 10065
US

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About Christopher Neal Parkhurst, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Parkhurst earned his undergraduate degree in neurobiology and behavior from Cornell University before joining the medical scientist training program at the New York University School of Medicine, jointly earning his MD and PhD degrees. During this time his research focused on understanding the interaction between the immune and central nervous systems, including the impact of inflammation on brain function. After his graduate training Dr. Parkhurst completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital where he served as chief fellow. He is currently an attending physician and postdoctoral research fellow at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. His current research efforts focus on understanding the mechanisms by which critical illness generates persistent physical and cognitive dysfunction.


Expertise

  • Airway Management

  • Mechanical Ventilation

Education

  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • English