Dana Lustbader, MD, FAAHPM
Dr. Dana Lustbader is the Regional Medical Officer for OPTUM’s Landmark Health providing home-based care for people with advanced illness and multiple chronic conditions. She was Chair of the Dept of Palliative Care, and Chief Medical Officer of OPTUM Supportive Care. Prior to that, Dr. Lustbader was Director of ICU at Northwell Health working as an intensivist. She also founded the Department of Palliative Medicine and its hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) training fellowship. During the COVID pandemic, Dr. Lustbader returned to work as an intensivist in the New York City ICUs. She is a Professor of Medicine at Northwell Hofstra School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine, completed Internal Medicine training at New York University Medical Center and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at St. Vincent's Hospital. Dr. Lustbader is triple board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care, Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.