Staff Profiles

Dr. Michael Sterling

Michael Sterling, MD

Michael Sterling, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care.  Dr. Sterling completed his undergraduate studies at Lehigh University, his medical school and residency training  were completed at St. Louis University, MO.  Dr. Sterling's critical care fellowship training was completed at the joint St. John's Mercy/St. Louis University critical care fellowship program.  Dr. Sterling is the co-author of a critical care textbook, a number of review articles and textbook chapters, and has lectured at both national and international conferences.  He has been a member of the Fundamental Critical Care Support Course (FCCS) steering committee for the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) since 1997 and assisted the SCCM in bringing FCCS to Argentina in 1998. 

Dr. Sterling's interests include new modes of mechanical ventilation, alternative models for providing critical care and coagulation defects in sepsis.  Dr. Sterling is the Medical Director for the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Emory University Hospital Midtown and the Assistant Director for the Emory Critical Care Center at Emory University Hospital Midtown.  In addition, Dr. Sterling is an active teacher in the Emory University School of Medicine and precepts in the Emory pulmonary and critical care fellowship program.  Dr. Sterling is a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.