Dr. Michael Marcus is the Director of Pulmonary Medicine and Pediatric Allergy Immunology, as well as Vice Chair of the Pediatric Ambulatory Network, at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Marcus completed his residency and fellowship at Nassau County Medical Center. Subsequently, he went on to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to train in pediatric pulmonary medicine and pediatric allergy immunology. Dr. Michael Marcus is active in research and has published extensively throughout his career, with a focus on pediatric asthma and allergies, and the interrelation between them and pulmonary diseases. He has special interests in both asthma and gastrointestinal reflux. Currently, Dr. Marcus holds the academic title of Associate Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate. He is a member of ATS and AAAI, as well as a fellow of ACCP. His treatment philosophy is family-centered care. Dr. Marcus believes in the importance in communicating with both child and family throughout the healthcare process, and partnering with the family for the continual well-being of the child.