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Current Position:

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and Allergic & Immunologic Diseases

Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School

Newark, NJ

Education and Training:

  • Rutgers College - B.A., Biology; Magna Cum Laude (2002-2006)

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - M.D. (2006-2010)

  • New York University Medical Center - Internal Medicine Residency (2010-2013)

  • Hofstra North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (7/2013 - 6/2016, Chief fellow 2015-2016)

  • Winthrop University Medical Center - Sleep Medicine Fellowship (2016 - 2017)

Licensure and Certification:

  • 2017 - Current - New Jersey Medical License
  • 2011 - Current - New York State Medical License
  • 2013 - Current - Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 2015 - Current - Diplomate, ABIM, Pulmonary Diseases
  • 2016 - Current - Diplomate, ABIM, Critical Care Medicine

Published Manuscripts:

Abbasi M, Greenstein Y, Koenig S. "Usefulness of ultrasound to help solve severe sepsis." CHEST (2017) 152(5):e105-e108 (DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.05.046)

Greenstein Y, Shakespeare E, Doelken P, Mayo PH. "Defining a ventilation strategy for flexible bronchoscopy on mechanically ventilated patients." J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol (2017) 24:206-210.

Abassi M, Greenstein Y, Mayo PH. "Point of care ultrasonography for the evaluation of life-threatening hypotension." Ann Am Thorac Soc (2016) 13(12):2272-2274 DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201605-394CC

Greenstein Y, Mayo PH. “Critical Care Echocardiography.” In: Oropello JM, Kvetan V Pastores SM, editors. Lange Critical Care, 1st Edition. McGraw-Hill; 2017. Chapter 95.

Greenstein Y, Littauer R, Narasimhan M, Mayo PH, Koenig SJ. "Effectiveness of a Critical Care Ultrasonography Course." CHEST (2017) 151(1):34-40 (DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1465)

Greenstein Y, Koenig SJ, Mayo PH, Narasimhan M. "A Serious Adult Intraosseous Catheter Complication and Review of the Literature." Crit Care Med (2016) 44(9):e904-909. (DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001714)

Greenstein Y, Khanijo S, Narasimhan M, Koenig S. "A Man in His 60s With Circulatory Collapse." Chest (2016) 149(1):e11-e16 (DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2015.11.007)

Greenstein Y, So BY, Gong J, Cardenas-Garcia J, Cohen RI, Koenig S. "A Man in His 50s With Septic Shock From an Occult Source." Chest (2015) 148(4):e109-111 (DOI: 10.1378/chest.14-2884)

Greenstein Y, Martin TJ, Rolnitzky L, Felner K, Kaufman B. "Goal-Directed Transthoracic Echocardiography During Advanced Cardiac Life Support: A Pilot Study Using Simulation to Assess Ability." Simul Healthc (2015) 10(4):193-201

Greenstein Y, Koenig SJ. "A Woman in Her 60s With Septic Shock, Abdominal Pain, and a Positive Urinalysis." Chest (2014) 145(3):e7-e9 (DOI: 10.1378/chest.13-2455)

Greenstein Y, Lakticova V, Kory P, Mayo PH. "Adequacy of Chest Compressions Performed by Medical Housestaff." Hospital Practice (2011) 39.3: 44-49.

Published Abstracts:

Singh K, Palkar A, Hasan Z, Greenstein Y, Mayo P. "Intraosseous needle placement confirmation by Doppler ultrasonography" American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A3745

Greenstein Y, Palkar A, Gottesman E, Hajizadeh N. "Primary cardiac angiosarcoma: A rare cause of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage." American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 193;2016:A1863

Greenstein Y, Littauer R, Narasimhan M, Mayo PH, Koenig SJ. "Effectiveness of a critical care ultrasound training program." Chest (2015);148(4):459A (doi.10.1378/chest.2281082)

Greenstein Y, Chichra A, Koenig SJ, Mayo PH, Narasimhan M. “Intraosseous access gone awry.” Chest (2014);146(4):263A (doi.10.1378/chest.1988653)

Sugarman RB, Greenstein Y, Koenig SJ. “Immunological warfare: Two cases of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in young adults.” Chest (2014);146(4):297A (doi.10.1378/chest.1988646)

Greenstein Y, Spund BD, Wetchler B, Greenberg H. "Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure And A Toothache." American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 189;2014:A6115

Greenstein Y, Martin T, Felner K, Kaufman B. "Goal-Directed Transthoracic Echocardiography: Using Simulation to Assess Ability." Chest (2013) 144: 373A (DOI: 10.1378/chest.1702643)

Greenstein Y, Lakticova V, Kory P, Mayo PH. “Adequate Chest Compressions: Are Gender and Duration of Compression Important Variables?” Chest (2008) 134: s61003

Greenstein Y, Locascio G, Voelbel GT, Hendren RL, Bates ME. “Lentiform Nucleus Volumetric Differences in Asperger’s Disorder and Bipolar Disorder” The Clinical Neuropsychologist (2005) 19: 529-572

Presentations and lectures:

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2017, Toronto, Canada - Challenging cases in critical care ultrasonography (Invited speaker)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2017, Toronto, Canada - Highlights of the Ultrasound Corner: Point of Care Ultrasound Pearls (Invited speaker)

  • American College of Chest Physicians – September 2017 - Glenview, IL - Ultrasound Essentials in Critical Care (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - June 2017 - Glenview, IL - Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography - (Invited faculty - 3 day course)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2016 - Los Angeles, CA - Chair: Critical Care Updates in ACLS and Beyond (a 60 minute session focusing on intraosseous catheter placement in adults)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2016 - Los Angeles, CA - Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography - (Invited faculty - 1 day course)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2016 - Los Angeles, CA - Echocardiography for the Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2016 - Los Angeles, CA - Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians – March 2016 - Glenview, IL - Ultrasound Essentials in Critical Care (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians – December 2015 - Glenview, IL - Ultrasound Essentials in Critical Care (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians – March 2015 - Glenview, IL - Ultrasound Essentials in Critical Care (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2014, Austin, TX - Rapid Assessment of the Patient in Cardiopulmonary Failure Using Ultrasonography (Invited Faculty).

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2014, Austin, TX - Intraosseous access gone awry. (poster presentation)

  • American Thoracic Society - May 2014 - San Diego, CA - Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure And A Toothache. (poster presentation)

  • American College of Chest Physicians – April 2014 - Glenview, IL - Ultrasound Essentials in Critical Care (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2013, Chicago, IL - Goal-Directed Transthoracic Echocardiography: Using Simulation to Assess Ability. (poster presentation)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2013, Chicago, IL - Rapid Assessment of the Patient in Cardiopulmonary Failure Using Ultrasonography (Invited Faculty).

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2013, Chicago, IL - Ultrasound for the Pulmonary Consultant (Invited Faculty).

  • Cooperative Ultrasound Project - July 2013 - Critical Care Ultrasonography (Invited Faculty)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2012, Atlanta, GA - The Evaluation of Cardiopulmonary Failure (Invited Faculty).

  • Ultrasound for the internist, 2012 (a CME credit lecture given at Bellevue Medical Center, NYC)

  • American College of Chest Physicians - CHEST 2008, Philadelphia, PA - Adequate Chest Compressions: Are Gender and Duration of Compression Important Variables? (slide presentation)

Medical Photography:

  • Cover photo - Critical Care Ultrasonography, 2nd Edition by Levitov, A, Mayo P, & Slonim A. McGraw-Hill Professional. August 7, 2014. ISBN- 10: 0071793526.

Current Research/Projects:

  • Intraosseous access in adults
  • Critical care ultrasonography training

Editorial Activities:

  • Reviewed abstracts for CHEST 2015
  • Reviewed abstracts for CHEST World Congress 2016
  • Reviewed abstracts for CHEST 2016
  • Poster session moderator at CHEST 2016, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Reviewed abstracts for CHEST 2017
  • Poster session moderator at CHEST 2017, Toronto, Canada

Honors and Prizes:

  • Phi Beta Kappa - 2006
  • Chest poster session winner - CHEST 2014 - Sugarman RB, Greenstein Y, Koenig SJ. “Immunological warfare: Two cases of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in young adults.” Chest (2014);146(4):297A (doi.10.1378/chest.1988646)
  • Hofstra Northwell Healthy System Academic Day - 1st Prize manuscript winner - Greenstein Y, Littauer R, Narasimhan M, Mayo PH, Koenig SJ. "Effectiveness of a Critical Care Ultrasonography Course."

Procedures Performed:

Endotracheal intubation, flexible bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, chest tubes, tunneled intrapleural catheters, thoracentesis, percutaneous tracheostomy, critical care ultrasonography, transesophageal echocardiography, central venous catheterization, arterial catheterization, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing, intraosseous catheter placement.