Paul Sachs

Paul Sachs, MD

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Member of: Stamford Health Medical Group

About Me

Dr. Sachs practices all aspects of pulmonary medicine but his passion is helping his patients become more active and independent through pulmonary rehabilitation. He also enjoys helping motivated patients with their goal of tobacco cessation.

Dr. Sachs is a clinical preceptor for Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons medical students, and has been a principal investigator for numerous clinical trials in pulmonary medicine.
Dr. Sachs has been named a “Top Doc” multiple times by Castle Connolly, New York Magazine and Connecticut Magazine.

He lives in Stamford with his wife, Liz. When he is not working, he enjoys tennis, platform tennis, music and spending time with family.

Special Interests

COPD, Emphysema, Asthma, Pulmonary
Nodules, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary
Rehabilitation, Smoking Cessation and
Clinical Trials in Pulmonary Medicine.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine

Credentials

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine

Residency

New York Hospital

Fellowship

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Published Work

The effect of extreme age on outcomes of patients requiring
admission to the intensive care unit (2003), Outcome of patients
admitted to the intensive care unit with gastrointestinal
hemorrhage complicated by myocardial infarction (2003), 1000
scores-feasibility and utility of adopting APACHEIII as a JCAHO
core measure (2004), Responsiveness of the cough and sputum
assessment questionnaire in exacerbations of CPOD and chronic
bronchitis (2010), Comparison of the management of patients
hospitalized for COPD exacerbation in urban vs. community
hospitals (2009), Thoracic Splenosis: Noninvasive Diagnosis Using
Technetium-99 Sulfur Colloid (2012), COPD Hospitalizations
in 2010: Factors Associated with Readmission (2013), COPD
Hospitalizations in 2010: Barriers to Prescription of Maintenance
Medications at Discharge (2013), 48-Week Administration of
Olodaterol QD via Respimat versus Placebo and Formoterol BID
in Patients with COPD: Pooled Safety Analysis (2013), Efficacy and
safety of Olodaterol once daily delivered via Respimat in patients
with GOLD 2-4 COPD (2014).

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Affiliations

  • Stamford Hospital — Director, Division
    of Pulmonary Medicine and Respiratory
    Therapy
  • Stamford Hospital — Director, Pulmonary
    Rehabilitation Program
  • Columbia University College of Physicians
    and Surgeons — Associate Clinical
    Professor of Medicine

Academic Appointment

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

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