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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Chitoor Govindaraj is an internist and pulmonologist treating patients in Brooklyn, New York, and the surrounding communities. He holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in critical care medicine, geriatric medicine, and pulmonary disease. He is also a member of professional organizations including the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Critical Care Society.
  • Originally from Madras, India, Dr. Govindaraj attended Loyola College to begin his undergraduate education. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at Madras Medical College, followed by an internship program at Government General Hospital. Dr. Govindaraj continued his medical education at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn. Here, he received residency training and completed a fellowship program in pulmonary disease. He has also completed a fellowship program focused on clinical pulmonary disease research at the Downstate Medical Center.
  • Patients visiting Dr. Govindaraj can receive a full range of medical services. He provides general consultations, pulmonary function testing, sleep studies, and screenings for lung cancer. Treatment is also available for issues including bronchitis, allergic cough, sinus problems, pneumonia, and emphysema. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Govindaraj gets involved in his community through organizations including the Red Cross and the Anti-Bias Task Force.


  • Medical School - Madras Medical College
  • Deaconess Hospital (Internship)
  • New York Methodist Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • New York Methodist Hospital, Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease
  • Kings County Hospital Center (Thoracic Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease (Internal Medicine)

Language Spoken

  • English