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Kristin G Fless MD

Kristin G Fless MD

Primary Specialties
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Affiliations
    Barnabas Health Medical Group
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Kristin G Fless MD
    94 Old Short Hills Road
    ICU - Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 322-8410

    Physician Information

    Dr. Fless graduated Rutgers University and The University of Medicine and Dentistry-New Jersey Medical School. She completed her internal medicine residency and pulmonary/critical care fellowship at UMDNJ-NJMS and remained on their faculty. She has served as clinical division director and acting director of medical intensive care, was a nominee for the Golden Apple Teaching Award and recognized with a “best doctor” citation. She has been the recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award at SBMC. She is currently the Medical Director of Neurological Critical Care and the Director of Interventional Pulmonology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She is a member of the Patient and Family Support Committee of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She is the Physician Leader of Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Rounds at SBMC.

    Dr. Fless’ professional practice includes sleep medicine with an interest in diagnosing and treating sleep disordered breathing and sleep apnea as well as managing circadian rhythm disorders and narcolepsy. She treats the full spectrum of pulmonary diseases, and has expertise in advanced bronchoscopy procedures including Endobronchial ultrasound and Electromagnetic bronchoscopy for the diagnosis of lung lesions, as well as pre-operative dye marking of the lung to facilitate surgery. Electromagnetic guided bronchoscopy is also used for placement of fiducial markers into the lung for surgical localization of lesions or to facilitate Cyberknife radiation of lung lesions.

    Dr. Fless is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Saint George’s University of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies. She also holds an appointment as Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities at the Drew University Caspersen School of Graduate Studies in Madison, New Jersey. Dr. Fless is a fellow of the Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey