Newark Beth Israel Medical Center names new director of lung transplant

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center named Dr. Joshua Lee the new director of lung transplant at its Advanced Lung Diseases and Transplant Program, the only lung transplant program in the state of New Jersey.

Lee brings over 10 years of expertise in pulmonary medicine to the lung transplant team. In his new role, he will continue to advance clinical and research-based initiatives that increase access to single and double lung transplants.

“Dr. Lee is an exceptional physician with a clear vision for enhancing our lung transplant program; increasing access for patients across our state and region and ensuring that New Jersey residents receive excellent pulmonary care,” Darrell Terry Sr., CEO and president, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, said.

Prior to joining Newark Beth Israel, Lee served as a pulmonologist at Long Island Pulmonary Medicine in Plainview, New York. He also served as a pulmonary and critical care attending physician in the Department of Lung Transplant & Advanced Lung Disease at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York.