University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Pierre Kory, MD, MPA



MADISON, WI 53705-2281

(608) 265-5532


  • St. George's University - MD
  • New York University - MPA in Health Policy and Administration
  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons - Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Professional Activities

Dr. Kory is faculty member in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine. Previously, he was a faculty member at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society. Currently, he serves as medical director of the University Hospital Trauma and Life Support Center (TLC).

An expert on point-of-care ultrasonography, Dr. Kory co-authored a textbook on the subject that was selected for the the British Medical Association's 2015 President's Choice award for medical textbooks. Dr. Kory has also been named to the 2015-2016 Top Doctors in Madison List, was a semifinalist (2009 and 2013) for a Chest Young Investigator Award, was named as a "Rising Star" physician of New York City, and received a Teaching Attending of the Year Award from Mount Sinai Beth Israel. At UW-Madison, Dr. Kory has received the James B. Skatrud Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine on behalf of fellows in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine program, and the Outstanding Off-Service Faculty Teaching Award from the UW-Madison BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Kory's medical interests include internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and critical care ultrasonography.

Research Interests

Dr. Pierre's research interests include using videolaryngoscopy, ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures, diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis using ultrasonography, and use of ultrasound for assessing and predicting fluid responsiveness.