Alexey Amchentsev MD
Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine
Languages: English, Russian
Medical School/Degree: MD, Karaganda State Institute of Medicine, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Hospital Affiliations: Garnet Health Medical Center (ORMC) and Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall
Residency: Internal Medicine, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Internship: Internal Medicine, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Critical care, mechanical ventilation, diseases of respiratory tract/chest, sleep apnea and disorders, COPD, bronchitis, cough, asthma, pulmonary nodules, abnormal chest imaging, lung cancer
Year Joined: 2009
What made you want to become a health care provider or what is your earliest memory of wanting to be one?
I decided to become a doctor when I was a child. My parents are doctors and I knew that I'd love to learn about health and take care of people since childhood.
What do you love most about your specialty? / Why did you choose your specialty?
I love to focus on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pulmonary diseases, disorders and conditions.
How do you connect with your patients?
With empathy, I can connect with my patients. Having an understanding of what it is they are going through and acknowledging their emotional state and listening attentively is very important.
What are your interests outside of the office (hobbies, activities)?
Swimming, reading, hiking.
What is your advice for your patients?