Dr. Michael Megally, MD

Dr. Megally is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and went on to complete his training with a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Elmhurst Hospital Center where he was appointed the title of chief fellow. He is well versed in many pulmonary procedures including bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, indwelling pulmonary catheter placement as well as others. As a Bayside, New York native and recent addition to Long Island Pulmonary and Sleep Associates he is excited to continue to give back to the community he once grew up in.

Education

Medical School - Medical University of Lublin, Graduated: 2013

Internship - New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist, 2013-2014

Residency - New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist, 2014-2016

Fellowship - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2016-2019; Chief Fellow 2018-2019

Certifications and Affiliations
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

  • ACLS Provider certified by the American Heart Association

  • Member of the American College of Chest Physicians

  • Member of the American Thoracic Society

  • Member of American College of Physicians

Awards
  • ATS- Fellows Track Symposium Award Recipient, May 2019

  • New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Healer’s Hall of Fame Recipient, June 2014 and June 2016

Publications
  • Kaul, Viren, Mahsan R. Farokhi, and Michael Megally; "Pulmonary Rehabilitation, an Update: Clinical Phenotypes and Effect of Comorbidities and Echocardiographic Abnormalities."; American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 197, no. 4 (2018): 517-519.

  • Milan, Stephen, Megally, Michael et al. "Positive expiratory pressure therapy with and without oscillation and hospital length of stay for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease." International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 14 (2019): 2553.

Presentations
  • Megally, Michael, "Pulmonary Rehabilitation: A Breath of Fresh Air", Mount Sinai South Nassau Medical Grand Rounds

  • Megally, Michael, "Pulmonary Concepts for the SLP", oral presentation given at New York City Dysphagia Study Group, September 2017

  • Megally, Michael, Mahsan Farokhi, and Peter Spiro. "C'Ing the Diff: A Case of GI Sarcoidosis-Associated Diarrheal Illness."; Chest 152, no. 4 (2017): A436. Oral presentation given at Chest National Conference 2017, Toronto, Canada

Abstracts
  • B. George, M. Megally, K. Mrejen-Shakin, “Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in Non-Intubated Patients in the Setting of Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2”, presented at Chest 2020 Virtual Conference

  • V. Natarajan, B. George, B. Shamian, M. Megally, “The Scars of War: A Case of Covid-19 induced Pulmonary Fibrosis”, presented at Chest 2020 Virtual Conference

  • D. Leventhal, M. Megally, “It’s in the Water: A Case of Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome due to Legionella Pneumonia”, presented at ATS 2020 Virtua Conference

  • L. Nweke, S. Megalla, M. Megally, “Tearin’ Up My Heart: A Case of Bacterial Endocarditis Caused by Non-Typhoidal Salmonella”, presented at NYACP 2019 regional conference

  • D. Maldonado, M. Megally, T. McGarry, "Leave No Lobe Unscoped: A Case of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis of the Right Middle Lobe", presented at Chest 2019 National Conference, New Orleans, LA

  • D. Maldonado, M. Megally, A. Astua, "Blinded by the Light: A Case of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Transudative Properties", presented at Chest 2019 National Conference, New Orleans, LA

  • D. Maldonado, M. Megally, A. Astua, "A Tylenol a Day Brings the Patient to the Bay: A Case of Usual Dosing Acetaminopehn Toxicity", presented at Chest 2019 National Conference, New Orleans, LA

  • M. Megally, V. Kaul, J Jolly, T. McGarry, "Cut it Out: A Case of Endobronchial Pulmonary Mucormycosis" presented at ATS National Conference 2019, Dallas, TX

  • M. Megally, V. Kaul, J. Jolly, M. Warshawsky, "Maleficent Multiple Myeloma: A Case of Myelomatous Pleural Metastases with Effusion", presented at ATS National Conference 2019, Dallas, TX

  • M. Megally, V. Kaul, J. Jolly, A. Astua, "Fighting with every Fiber of his Being: A Case of Fibrous Mediastinitis Causing Superior Vena Cava Syndrome with Pleural Effusion", presented at ATS National Conference 2019, Dallas, TX

  • J. Jolly, M. Megally, V. Kaul, T. McGarry, "Lemi Teach You Something: A Case of Septic Thrombophlebitis and Thrombocytopenia", presented at ATS National Conference 2019, Dallas, TX

  • Rahbe, M., M. Megally, and E. Awerbuch. "Defeating the Legionella of Doom: A Case of Severe ARDS Requiring ECMO Support"; presented at ATS National Conference 2018, San Diego CA

  • Farokhi, M., M. Megally, J. Jolly, T. M. McGarry, and M. E. Warshawsky. "Blame the Fistula for the Pneumonia.", presented at ATS National Conference 2018, San Diego, CA

  • Megally, Michael, Viren Kaul, Mahsan Farokhi, and Elizabeth Awerbuch. "Getting Colder, Colder: A Case of Severe Hypothermia Due to K2 Ingestion."; Chest 152, no. 4 (2017): A389, poster presentation given at Chest National Conference 2017, Toronto, Canada

  • Megally, Michael, Saumya Mariam Easaw, Viren Kaul, and Martin Warshawsky. "We All Have Our Vices: A Case of Tracheal Strangulation."; Chest 152, no. 4 (2017): A765, poster presentation given at Chest National Conference 2017, Toronto, Canada

  • Farokhi, Mahsan, Viren Kaul, Assad Oskuei, Michael Megally, Daniel Nicastri, and Martin Warshawsky. "Respiratory Failure From Enlarging Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Rare Complication of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation."; Chest 152, no. 4 (2017): A764, poster presentation given at Chest National Conference 2017, Toronto, Canada

  • Megally, Michael, Stephen Milan, and Ruth Minkin. "Pseudomonal Pneumonia And Empyema Complicating Lemierre’s Syndrome"; In D49. LUNG INFECTION CASE REPORTS II: INFECTIONS OTHER THAN FUNGAL INFECTIONS, pp. A7175-A7175. American Thoracic Society, 2016, poster presented at ATS National Conference 2016, San Francisco, CA

  • Megally, Michael, Lelia Logue, and Kala Sury. "Scratching The Surface: A Need For A Deeper Look In A Fatal Case Of Group F Streptococcal Sepsis."; In C54. CRITICAL CARE CASE REPORTS: SEPSIS, pp. A5401-A5401. American Thoracic Society, 2016, poster presented at National ATS Conference 2016, San Francisco, CA

  • Megally, Michael, Aveena Kochar, Jordan Taillon, George Juan, Anu Thomas, and Jeremy Weingarten. "Thinking Outside the Box: Acute Hypoxic Respiratory Failure in a 56 Year Old Female."; Chest 148, no. 4 (2015): 405A, poster presented at Chest National Conference 2015, Montreal, Quebec

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