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Dr Eugene Shostak is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Assistant Attending Physician in Cardiothoracic Surgery who specializes in Interventional Pulmonology. After finishing State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn NY, and completing his General Internal Medicine residency training at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington MA, Dr Shostak returned to NYC to complete his general pulmonary and critical care fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center. Following his fellowship training, Dr Shostak pursued a one year advanced fellowship training in Interventional Pulmonology at the combined Harvard Interventional Pulmonology program in Boston MA. Upon his return to NYC, Dr Shostak joined staff as an Interventional Pulmonologist at the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department at Weill Cornell Medical Center. His interests include advanced bronchoscopy for diagnosis of lung nodules utilizing a GPS-like guidance system termed electromagnetic navigation, evaluation of thoracic lymph nodes with assistance of endobronchial ultrasound, and endoscopic treatment of early lung cancer. Dr Shostak is one of few pulmonologists nationwide who is formally trained in rigid bronchoscopy and treats complex airway disorders such as tracheal stenosis, tracheobronchomalacia, and airway obstruction. Dr Shostak also offers a variety of treatment options for patients with pleural disorders such as ultrasound-guided thoracentesis with pleural manometry, placement of percutaneous chest tubes and tunneled pleural catheters, and medical thoracoscopy (pleuroscopy). Dr Shostak is involved in lung cancer screening program offered at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He also attends in the Intensive Care Unit and is trained in critical care ultrasonography.



  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery



  • Interventional Bronchcoscopy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound With Biopsy of Lymph Node of Mediastinum
  • Endobronchial Valve Placement
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy With Biopsy
  • Cryotherapy
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Pulmonary Nodules
  • Lung Cancer
  • Critical Care
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Medical Thoracoscopy
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Endobronchial Lung Volume Reduction
  • Tracheomalacia


Honors and Awards

Post-Graduate Recognition Day Award for Clinical Case Presentation. Lahey Clinic Medical Center. Burlington, MA 2009

Resident Travel Award. American Thoracic Society International Conference. San Diego, CA. 2009

Best Resident Teacher Award. Lahey Clinic Medical Center. Burlington, MA. 2008

Peter C Rizzo Bioengineering Research Fellowship Award. Bioengineering Fellowship. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY. 2002, 2004, 2006

Scholarship for Academic Excellence. New York University.  1999, 2000



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Eugene Shostak, M.D. - America's Top 50 Doctors - Pulmonologist - New York

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