Manuel Betancourt, MD

Manuel Betancourt, MD

Manuel Betancourt, MD, is a graduate of the University of Los Andes, Venezuela, where he graduated Cum Laude in 2000. He is board certified in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine.

He completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Betancourt did his Internal Medicine residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (Weill Medical College of Cornell University) where he was awarded Outstanding PYG-2 Resident of the Year.

Medical Diploma, University of Los Andes, Venezuela
Venezuela, 1993-2000

ECFMG Certificate, Educational Commission for Foreign Graduates, 2003

Internal Medicine Residency, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, 2004-2007

Fellowship in Pulmonary Care and Critical Care, Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey Medical Center, PA 2007- 2010

American Thoracic Society, 2008 – Present

American College of Chest Physicians, 2008 – Present

Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2007 – Present

American Medical Association, 2004 – Present

American College of Physicians, 2004 – Present

ABIM Certification in General Internal Medicine

ABIM Certification in Pulmonary Disease

ABIM Certification in Critical Care Medicine

University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
Associate Professor
Physician of the Month
The Villages Regional Hospital, Central Florida Health Alliance, 2010

Best Attendance of the Year
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Affiliate Weill Medical College Cornell University, Brooklyn, New York, 2007

Outstanding PYG-2 Resident of the Year
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Affiliate Weill Medical College Cornell University, Brooklyn, New York, 2006

Cum Laude Diploma
University of Los Andes, 2000
, Venezuela

Vender RL, Betancourt MF, Lehman EB. Prediction equation to estimate dead space to tidal volume fraction correlates with mortality in critically ill patients. J Crit Care. 2014 Apr; 29(2): 317.

Betancourt MF, Benninghoff MG, Vender RL, Grando Ting J. Cardiac tamponade from acute pericarditis associated with a cystic fibrosis (CF) lung infection. Respiratory Medicine CME (2009), doi:10.1016/j.rmedc.2009.09.008

Betancourt MF, Marron LP, Higgins WE, Khare RS, and Bascom R. Simulation of Mediastinal Node Site Selection: Comparison of Transverse CT Scan and Virtual Navigation System Guidance. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., Apr 2009; 179: A6149.

Bekteshi E, Toth JW, Bennighoff MW, Kang J, Betancourt M, Granular Cell Tumor of Trachea. Journal of Bronchology 16(1):68-69, January 2009.

Betancourt M, Bekteshi E, Toth J, Alam S. Foreign Body Aspiration During Esophagogastroduodenoscopy with band ligation. Journal of Bronchology 15(3):204-205, July 2008.

Wade P, Betancourt M, Banerjee S, Patel H. Massive Hemoptysis as an initial presentation of Microscopic Polyangitis. Chest 2007 Scientific Highlights: Abstracts of Original Investigations and Case Reports. Chest. Volume 132, Number 4, October 2007.

Betancourt M, Vemury S, Eskaros S. Refractory Metabolic Acidosis in Small Cell Cancer of the Lung. Southern Medical Journal. Volume 99, Number 7, July 2006.

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