Professor and Chairman
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center
Matthew N. Bartels is the Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, a regional medical provider in the Bronx and Lower Hudson Valley in New York State. He received his MD and MPH degrees from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons with Internal Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine Residency Programs at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He established the Human Performance Laboratory at Columbia University and directed Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation there until September 2013.
Dr. Bartels has published multiple scientific and review papers and is an invited speaker both in the United States and internationally. His particular areas of interest include cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, transplantation, heart failure, advanced lung disease, autonomic physiology, athletic performance enhancement, biomechanical interventions for musculoskeletal pain, exercise and cognition, new technologies to enhance delivery of rehabilitative care, international medicine, and development of new models of post acute care delivery.