Dr. Stephen M. Pastores is a board-certified internist, pulmonologist, and intensivist with special expertise in the fields of severe sepsis and acute respiratory failure. Dr. Pastores is a Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He joined the Memorial Sloan Kettering staff in 1999 and serve as the director of the critical care medicine fellowship and research programs in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. As fellowship program director, he is in charge of the day-to-day operation of the program, including the development and implementation of the educational curriculum for our fellows and in discussing their evaluations, research projects, and career options.
Dr. Pastores serves as principal investigator for several clinical trials in septic shock and acute lung injury. In addition to his clinical and research activities at Memorial Sloan Kettering, he is actively involved in critical care medicine at a national level, and holds leadership positions in the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Chest Physicians.