Lester W. Blair, MD, FACP, FCCP

Lester W. Blair, MD, FACP, FCCP

Lester W. Blair, MD, FACP, FCCP
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156 William Street
New York, NY 10038
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    425 East 61st Street
    New York, NY 10065

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  • Aetna Weill Cornell Medicine
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  • Oxford Health Plans
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  • United Empire
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About Lester W. Blair, MD, FACP, FCCP

Dr. Lester W. Blair is the Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed residency training in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center and fellowship training in pulmonary diseases at New York University Langone Medical Center. His primary interest is in caring for patients with known or suspected lung disorders including chronic bronchitis, asthma and sarcoidosis. Dr. Blair is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians. He has served as President of the American Lung Association of New York and President of the New York State Thoracic Society. He has been consistently listed as "Superdoctor" in the Sunday New York Times Magazine and rated as a Best Doctor by Castle-Connolly and United States News and World Report.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital


  • (COPD) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Asthma

  • Bronchitis

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Tuberculosis

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine