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Pulmonology, Allergy & Immunology

Welcome to the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy & Immunology at Weill Cornell Medicine!

Patient Care

Our clinical team provides diagnosis and comprehensive care for the full range of lung and respiratory disorders, asthma, and allergy and immunology disorders.  We also care for sleep disorders through our Weill Cornell Pediatric Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center, a multidisciplinary center dedicated to infants, children and adolescents. 

For  information about our services, please visit our patient care pages:


Our faculty and fellows are engaged in research on how the lung responds to viral and other infections in chronic lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis, asthma and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. A further focus is on the role of sphingolipids in the development of childhood asthma and on long term lung complications of childhood cancer.  

Learn more about our research:


The Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship is an intensive, 3-year ACMGE-accredited program designed to prepare trainees for an active career in clinical care, research, and medical education. The focus of the training program is to provide fellows with a strong balance of clinical training and research experience.  

Visit our fellowship page for program details and how to apply:

Our Team


Dr. Kalliope Tsirilakis

Kalliope Tsirilakis, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Pulmonology - NYP Queens
Director, Pediatric Asthma Center, NYP Queens
Assistant Attending Pediatrician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Stefan Worgall

Stefan Worgall, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy & Immunology
Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
Professor of Pediatrics and Genetic Medicine
Attending Pediatrician
Hilary Carlson

Hilary Carlson, N.P., A.E.-C.

Pulmonary Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Elizabeth Fiorino

Elizabeth Fiorino, M.D.

Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory;
Director, Pulmonary Fellowship;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics;
Assistant Attending Pediatrician
Dr. Andrea Heras

Andrea Heras, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Assistant Attending Pediatrician
Gerald Loughlin

Gerald Loughlin, M.D., M.S.

Nancy C. Paduano Professor & Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine
Pediatrician-in-Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Phyllis and David Komansky Children’s Hospital
Dr. Katharina Graw-Panzer

Katharina Panzer, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Pediatrics Professor
Pediatric Aerodigestive Program Pulmonology Director
Haviva Veler

Haviva Veler, M.D.

Director, Weill Cornell Medicine Pediatric Sleep & Breathing Disorder Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Attending Pediatrician

What Sets us Apart

  • We are affiliated with Komansky Children’s Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian, the #1 ranked children’s hospital in New York City on the 2020-2021 US News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals survey.
  • Our Pediatric Sleep Lab is dedicated exclusively to children and adolescents of all ages, including infants, and collaborates with a behavioral sleep specialist.
Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy & Immunology
Helmsley Medical Tower
505 E. 70th St., Third Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-3410
(646) 962-0246

Pediatrics Weill Cornell Medicine Appointments & Referrals: (646) 962-KIDS (646) 962-5437 Chairman's Office: Weill Cornell Medicine 525 E 68th St.
Box 225
New York, NY 10065 (646) 962-5437