Yonatan Greenstein, MD



Yonatan Greenstein, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Greenstein is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He graduated from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine. He completed fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Medicine at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and additional fellowship training in Sleep Medicine at Winthrop University Medical Center.


Dr. Greenstein has expertise in critical care ultrasonography. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians Critical Care Ultrasonography Working Group and serves as teaching faculty for ACCP’s Critical Care Ultrasonography training programs. He is also trained in advanced critical care echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, intraosseous cannulation, advanced bronchoscopic techniques, placement of intrapleural catheters, and percutaneous tracheostomy.

Dr. Greenstein also practices sleep medicine and is skilled in treating a wide variety of sleep disorders in adults and children. Dr. Greenstein has particular interest in using simulation to train physicians in high-risk, low frequency situations. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and has multiple publications and book chapters related to this work.


Selected Recent Publications:

Defining a Ventilation Strategy for Flexible Bronchoscopy on Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Medical Intensive Care Unit.
Greenstein YY, Shakespeare E, Doelken P, Mayo PH. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2017 Jul;24(3):206-210

Greenstein Y, Mayo PH. “Critical Care Echocardiography.” In: Oropello JM, Kvetan V Pastores SM, editors. Lange Critical Care, 1st Edition. McGraw-Hill; 2017. Chapter 95.

Effectiveness of a Critical Care Ultrasonography Course.
Greenstein YY, Littauer R, Narasimhan M, Mayo PH, Koenig SJ. Chest. 2017 Jan;151(1):34-40. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1465.

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for the Evaluation of Life-Threatening Hypotension.
Abbasi M, Greenstein YY, Mayo PH. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Dec;13(12):2272-2274

A Serious Adult Intraosseous Catheter Complication and Review of the Literature.
Greenstein YY, Koenig SJ, Mayo PH, Narasimhan M. Crit Care Med. 2016 Sep;44(9):e904-9.

Goal-Directed Transthoracic Echocardiography During Advanced Cardiac Life Support: A Pilot Study Using Simulation to Assess Ability.
Greenstein YY, Martin TJ, Rolnitzky L, Felner K, Kaufman B. Simul Healthc. 2015 Aug;10(4):193-9; quiz 199-201.

A Man in His 60s With Circulatory Collapse.
Greenstein YY, Khanijo S, Narasimhan M, Koenig S. Chest. 2016 Jan;149(1):e11-6. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2015.11.007.

A man in his 50s with septic shock from an occult source.
Greenstein YY, So BYG, Gong J, Cardenas-Garcia J, Cohen RI, Koenig S. Chest. 2015 Oct;148(4):e109-e111. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-2884.