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Riyad J. Basir

Dr. Basir has been Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln since 2000. He joined Lincoln Pulmonary and Critical Care in 1994 as an attending physician after completing a three-year Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at New York Medical College, which included training at Lincoln. He served as President of the Lincoln Medical Staff from 2000 to 2008. Dr. Basir earned his medical degree in 1979 at the University of Baghdad College of Medicine in Baghdad, Iraq. He continued his training with a residency at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York, and a fellowship at New York Medical College.