Dr. Paul S. Richman

Paul S. Richman, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine



Dr Richman is Associate Professor of Medicine at Stony Brook University.  He completed his B.A. in Philosophy at Haverford College, and his M.D. degree at Case Western Reserve University.  He trained as an intern and resident at Baltimore City Hospital (1979–1982) and a pulmonary/critical care fellow at the University of California, San Diego (1982–1985).  He served on faculty at UCSD and subsequently at Temple University where he conducted basic research in the treatment of ARDS and directed the clinical pulmonary service until 1992.  From 1992–2001 he moved to Israel, where he founded and directed the pulmonary service at HaEmek Hospital in Afula.  Since 2001 he has been a full-time practicing pulmonary/critical care physician at Stony Brook.  During this time he directed the Medical Intensive Care unit for 8 years and currently directs of the hospital Cardiac Arrest program.  He continues to publish clinical research in critical care and exercise physiology as well as studies of innovations in undergraduate medical education.  He currently directs the Cardiology-Pulmonary-Renal Pathophysiology course for medical students.