Ellen Pacia, MD completed her formal education in New York. She graduated from State University of New York at Stony Brook with a BS in Biology. She then attended SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn where she received her MD. After completing postgraduate training in internal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, she continued there for her fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. She is board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. She is also an active member of American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians.