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doug prisco mdDouglas L. Prisco, M.D., F.C.C.P.

Dr. Prisco was raised locally, in Great Neck, and received a BA in Government (Pre-Med) at Georgetown University in 1967. He is the son of an Internist and the father of a Pulmonologist trained at NSLIJ in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine who practices in LA. Dr. Prisco Sr. received his MD from The University of Rome, in Italy, in 1974. He did his Internship, Residency and Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at Elmhurst Hospital, Mt. Sinai Services from 1974-1979.

Dr. Prisco started full time Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care in private practice in 1979. During his Fellowship, and thereafter, he was Director of two Blood Gas Laboratories over the years and maintained a Certificate of Qualification from NYSDOH. He has had CLIA Certification all of these years.

Upon joining Northwell Health (formerly NSLIJ) Medical Group in 2013, he became a Lab Director under the CLEP program of the NYSDOH and CLIA ceased to certify the ABG Lab. It became the only certified ABG lab in the Northwell Health Partners. The Core Lab being the parent laboratory. ABG’s are considered a Moderate Complexity Test and in order to perform them in the Northwell Medical Group, the lab must be certified by CLEP with a Certificate of Qualification that Dr. has maintained since the 1970’s.

Dr. Prisco was an Assistant in Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine 1977-79 and an Assistant in Medicine at Downstate Medical School 1979-1981.

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Certifications:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine & Pulmonary Disease
  • Fellow American College Chest Physicians

 

Specialization

Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New York Presbyterian / Queens