Peter V. Dicpinigaitis, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, NY, USA

Dr. Peter Dicpinigaitis is Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York. He is triple-board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, and Critical Care Medicine. He serves as the director of the Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit of the Einstein Division of Montefiore Medical Center, and is the founder and director of the Montefiore Cough Center, one of the few specialty centers in the world exclusively committed to the evaluation and management of patients with chronic cough.

In addition to experience in all aspects of clinical medicine within the spectrum of pulmonary and critical care medicine, Dr. Dicpinigaitis has been very active in cough-related research. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on cough, and is considered an international authority on the performance of cough challenge studies in clinical research. He served as a co-author on recently-published cough management guidelines published by the American College of Chest Physicians as well as the European Respiratory Society, and is the founder and chairman of the biannual American Cough Conference.