David M. Berkowitz, MD



Dr. Berkowitz has clinical interests in diagnosing and staging lung cancer and specializes in interventional pulmonology.

Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Director, Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship
Emory University School of Medicine
Lung Cancer
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


David Berkowitz, MD, began practicing at Emory in 2009 and is affiliated with Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Emory University Hospital. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care. His clinical interests are in diagnosing and staging of lung cancer, airway and endoscopic management of lung cancer and complications of treatment, bronchoscopy, critical care medicine, interventional pulmonology, bronchial thermoplasty, and lung disease.


Dr. Berkowitz obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his residency at Harvard Medical School and completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and dedicated interventional pulmonary fellowship at Harvard Medical School.


Dr. Berkowitz is principal investigator on multiple clinical research projects examining airway and lung diseases including COPD, asthma, and lung cancer. His main research focus involves the evaluation and management of pleural disease and disorders of the airways such as complications of placement of tracheostomy tubes and airway stents. Through his research, he aims to advance the safety of performing medical procedures and improving healthcare quality and delivery.


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Dr. Berkowitz has been consistently listed as one of Atlanta Magazine's "Top Doctors" since 2016.

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