“Improving somebody’s sleep is one of the most important contributions that you can provide to a patient’s health. It improves every aspect of their lives, including their personal relationships, their job performance, and their medical well-being.”

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Asthma
  • Management of Sleep Disorders
  • Respiratory Failure



Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
Bronx, NY

Internship and Residency

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
Internal Medicine
New York, NY
1986 and 1988

Medical School

State University of New York
Doctor of Medicine
Brooklyn, NY

Undergraduate School

Fordham University
Bachelor of Science
Bronx, NY

Hospitals Affiliated With

Inova Fairfax Hospital
VHC Health

Professional Associations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

American Academy of Chest Physicians

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American College of Chest Physicians

American Thoracic Society

VHC Health
Chief of Medicine

Academic Appointment

Georgetown University Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor
1991 – Present


“Chest Wall Configuration Assessed at Total Lung Capacity During Acute Asthma and After Recovery.” Lung 171 (1993): 53-57. Print.

“Treatment of the Drug-Overdosed Patient in the Intensive Care Unit.” Anesthesiology Clinics of North America 9.2 (1991): 327-345. Print.

“Early Administration of Corticosteroids in Emergency Room Treatment of Acute Asthma..” Annals of Internal Medicine 112.11 (1990): 822-827. Print.

Personal Interests

Dr. Lawrence Stein enjoys baseball, history, traveling and spending time with his family.


A native New Yorker, Dr. Lawrence Stein joined PMA Health in 1991.

Following the completion of a Bachelor of Science at Fordham University in 1981 where he graduated with Honors, Dr. Stein completed his medical education at the State University of New York. He then pursued an internship and residency in internal medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and afterward completed fellowships in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Stein is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, a Medical Honor Society. In addition, Dr. Stein is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Stein is the Director of the Virginia Hospital Sleep Lab.