Anastassios Koumbourlis, MD, MPH Division Chief, Pulmonary Medicine; Sleep Medicine

Bio

Biography

Anastassios Koumbourlis, MD, is Chief of the Divisions of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children's National Health System. Apart from treating pulmonary and sleep disorders, he also evaluates and treats cystic fibrosis at our Cystic Fibrosis Center (Pediatric and Adult). Dr. Koumbourlis previously was a professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Chief of Pulmonology at the Schneider Children’s Hospital in New York. Prior to this, he was on the faculty of Columbia University and Director of the Pulmonary Function and Exercise Laboratories at the Children’s Hospital of New York at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Koumbourlis has extensive experience in pediatric pulmonary medicine with special interests in congenital lung and airway anomalies, chest wall deformities, and pulmonary complications of neuromuscular and sickle cell disease.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1980
    University of Athens School of Medicine
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Anastassios Koumbourlis, MD, MPH

Ryan M.'s Story

"I assure you, cystic fibrosis may have won the battle, but we are going to win the war."

Marcus's Story

"A Children's National ambulance picked up my son. Of course he thoroughly enjoyed the ambulance ride because he got to watch a movie along the way - not to mention the ambulance personnel were sensitive and nice, and kept him informed of their every move."

Maggie's Story

"This is a difficult journey. I had pictured a million scenarios, but luckily for Maggie, it worked out wonderfully and now we have our baby girl back and we can concentrate on her and our family and keeping her healthy."

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