Natalie Yip, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Assistant Director, Medical Intensive Care Units and Medical Critical Care Service

Dr. Natalie Yip's C.V.

Bio

Dr. Natalie Yip is the Assistant Director of the Medical Intensive Care Units and the Medical Critical Care Service, and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. She earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her MD from Columbia University College of P&S. She completed her residency and fellowship training at Columbia University Medical Center where she served as chief fellow. Dr. Yip devotes much time on education, working on the continued development of resident and fellow critical care education and is also actively engaged in COPD and critical care outcomes research. With a particular interest in the role of information technology in improving patient care, she serves as the Critical Care IT Liaison for the hospital and is very involved in multiple hospital committees and initiatives with a global focus on improving quality of care in the ICUs and beyond.

Education and Training

Undergraduate:
A.B. in Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1995-1999
Medical School:
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1999-2003
Internship:
Internal Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2003-2004
Residency:
Internal Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2004-2006
Fellowship(s):
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, NewYork-Prebyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2006-2009

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2014-2016 – The Ewig Clinical Education Scholar Award (3 year award
  • 1999 Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Iota of Massachusetts at Harvard College
  • 2003 Drs. Robert A. Savitt and George H. McCormack Award, “For the person who exemplifies Dr. George McCormack’s medical skill, consideration, understanding, and compassion”
  • 2003 Exemplar of Outstanding Humanism and Compassion, Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honors Society, Class of 2003
  • 2003 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Class of 2003
  • 2006 Clinic Resident Award, NYPH-Columbia University Medical Center
  • 2008-2009 Chief Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
  • 2011 Patient Centered Care Physician Champion Award, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, Milstein Hospital

Other Experience and Professional Membership

American Thoracic Society

American College of Chest Physicians

Society of Critical Care Medicine

“COPD Foundation – Educational Review Working Group” Chinese American Medical Society

Critical Care IT Liason for NYP-Columbia

Clinical

For appointments: 

To initate a transfer request, physicians should call 1-800-NYP-STAT which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Mechanical Ventilation

Clinical Centers

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Diplomate, 2006
  • Pulmonary Disease Diplomate, 2008
  • Critical Care Medicine Diplomate, 2009

Research

Research Interests

  • Quality improvement in COPD
  • COPD epidemiology
  • Quality improvement in critical care

Selected Publications

  1. Danial NN, Losman JA, Lu T, Yip N, Krishnan K, Krolewski J, Goff SP, Wang JY, Rothman PB: Direct interaction of Jak1 and v-Abl is required for v-Abl induced activation of STATs and proliferation. Molecular and Cellular Biology; 1998; 18(11):6795-6804.
  2. Yip NH, Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Wilt JS, D'Ovidio F, Wang Y, Dwyer E, Sonett JR, Arcasoy SM: Immunoglobulin G Levels Before and After Lung Transplantation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2006; 173(8):917-921.
  3. Yip NH, Yuen G, Lazar EJ, Regan BK, Brinson M, Taylor B, George L, Karbowitz SR, Stumacher R, Schluger NW, Thomashow BM: Analysis of Hospitalizations for COPD Exacerbation: Opportunities for Improving Care. Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2010; 7:85-92.
  4. Yip N, Parvez F, Kinney P, Ahsan H, Chillrud S, Foronjy R, D'Armiento J. Spirometry and PM2.5 Concentration in a Biomass-Exposed Population in Bangladesh: presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference for a mini-symposium on May 19th, 2008.
  5. Yip NH, Taylor B, Brinson M, Lazar E, George L, Stumacher R, Melamed M, Hurewitz A, Sachs P, Schluger N, Thomashow B. Association between Comorbidity and Readmission and Discharge to Skilled Nursing Facilities in COPD Exacerbation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Apr 2009; 179:A1458.
  6. Yip NH, Taylor B, Brinson M, Lazar E, George L, Stumacher R, Melamed M, Hurewitz A, Sachs P, Schluger N, Thomashow B. Comparison of the Management of Patients Hospitalized for COPD Exacerbation in Urban vs. Community Hospitals. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Apr 2009; 179:A2926.
  7. Yip NH, Ahmed FS, Hoffman EA, Vedal S, Smith LJ, Barr RG. Overlap of Quantitatively-defined Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Airflow Obstruction in a Multiethnic Cohort. The MESA-Lung Study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Apr 2009; 179:A6197. (Poster Discussion Presentation at American Thoracic Society International Conference on May 20th, 2009.)
  8. Yip NH, Ahmed FS, Austin JHM, Henschke C, Pearson GD, Shiau M, Yankelevitz DF, Barr RG. OPE, NOPE and NEAL: Pulmonary Emphysema, Airflow Limitation and Respiratory Symptoms in Older Smokers. The EMCAP Study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, May 2010; 181:A4120. (Poster Discussion Presentation at the American Thoracic Society International Conference on May 18th, 2010)

*Please see CV for complete list of publications