Bethany Lussier, M.D.

Bethany Lussier, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Pulmonary Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorders


Dr. Lussier received her initial medical training at the Stamford Hospital/ Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in Stamford, Connecticut. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Lussier completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and received extensive research mentorship in the departments of Pulmonary Medicine and Pathology under Dr. Daniel Remick at Boston University investigating mucin hypersecretion in murine asthma models and cellular immune response to pneumonia after traumatic brain injury. She moved to Dallas to complete a fellowship in Neurocritical Care Medicine at UT Southwestern. Dr. Lussier is currently an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Neurology. She will focus on education in the medical and neurological intensive care units. Her special interests include respiratory complications of neuromuscular disease, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Lussier spends her spare time with her family, traveling, rock climbing, and working towards her goal of running a 5K in all 50 states.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016-2017), Neurocritical Care
  • Fellowship - Boston University School of Medicine (2012-2016), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
  • Residency - Columbia University/Stamford Hospital (2009-2012), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2005-2009)
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2021
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Neuromuscular Pulmonary Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorders

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