Claire Keating, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Director, Gunnar Esaison Adult Cystic Fibrosis and Lung Center


Claire Keating, MD is the Associate Director of the Gunnar Esiason Adult Cystic Fibrosis and Lung Program since 2009. She has done epidemiologic research in adult-diagnosis cystic fibrosis and has presented posters and published several abstracts and a paper. She is currently serving as PI on two pharmaceutical trials in cystic fibrosis and is a sub-investigator on several other clinical trials in pulmonary diseases.

Education and Training

B.S. with Honors, Biological Sciences: Genetics and Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1997
Medical School:
Tufts University Medical School, 2003
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2004
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2006
Clinical Fellow Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, 2006-2009

Honors and Awards

  • 1997 Honors in Biological Sciences Major, Cornell University
  • 1997 AWARDS Golden Key National Honor Society, Cornell University
  • 2001 Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University
  • 2006 Daniel M. Libby Program Director’s Award, Cornell Medical Center


For appointments: 

Adult CF Center
Contact: Ida Soler Cruz
622 W. 168th Street
PH 8-Center
New York, NY 10032
P: (212) 305-0631
F: (212) 342-4784

Columbia Pulmonary Associates
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue, 310
New York, NY 10032
P: (212) 305-1544
F: (212) 342-1882


  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis

Clinical Centers

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine Diplomate, 2006
  • Pulmonary Disease Diplomate, 2008
  • Critical Care Medicine Diplomate, 2009


Research Interests

  • Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
  • Adult diagnosis of cystic fibrosis
  • Cystic fibrosis therapeutics

Selected Publications

  1. Nishiyama KK, Agarwal S, Kepley A, Rosete F, Hu Y, Guo XE, Keating CL, DiMango EA, Shane E. Adults with cystic fibrosis have deficits in bone structure and strength at the distal tibia despite similar size and measuring standard and relative sites. Bone. 2018 Feb;107:181-187
  2. Keating, C, Poor A, Liu X, Chiuzan, C, Backenroth D, Zhang, Y, Dimango E. Reduced survival in adult cystic fibrosis despite attenuated lung function decline. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 2017 Jan;16(1):78-84
  3. Dimango E, Walker P, Keating C, Berdella M, Robinson N, Langfelder-Schwind E, et al. Effect of esomeprazole versus placebo on pulmonary exacerbations in cystic fibrosis. BMC Pulm Med. 2014 Feb 15;14:21.
  4. Keating CL, Liu X, Dimango EA,; Classic respiratory disease but atypical diagnostic testing distinguishes adult presentation of cystic fibrosis. Chest. 2010 May;137(5):1157-63.
  5. Keating, C. L., D'Souza, B. M., Mason, D. M., Shu, C. A.; DiMango, E. A., Austin, J. H.M. Adult-Diagnosis of CF – Does it Differ at CT Scan from the Pediatric Population? North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Minneapolis, MN 2009. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2009.
  6. Keating C, Liu X, DiMango E. Predictors of Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis at Diagnosis. Poster Discussion Session, American Thoracic Society Annual Meetings, San Diego 2009. Am. J. Respir. Critical Care Med, 2009.

View Dr. Keating's full list of publications from PubMed