Steve S. Kraman, MD, FCCP

Clinical interests

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Occupational Lung Diseases
  • Reactive Airway Disease

Steve S. Kraman, MD, FCCP


My name is Steve Kraman; I received my medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan. I then completed fellowships at Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, N.Y. and Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine


University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, N.Y.
Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease 
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians

Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care

UK Good Samaritan Hospital
310 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40508-3008

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Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Kentucky Clinic
Fifth Floor, Wing D, Room L543
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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  1. Kraman SS.
    Commentary on "Do Written Disclosures of Serious Events Increase Risk of Malpractice Claims?: One Healthcare System's Experience" by Painter LM, Kidwell KM, Kidwell RP, et al.
    J Patient Saf. 2015 Apr 10.
  2. Wu AW, McCay L, Levinson W, Iedema R, Wallace G, Boyle DJ, McDonald TB, Bismark MM, Kraman SS, Forbes E, Conway JB, Gallagher TH.
    Disclosing Adverse Events to Patients: International Norms and Trends.
    J Patient Saf. 2014 Apr 8.
  3. Bohadana A, Izbicki G, Kraman SS.
    Fundamentals of lung auscultation.
    N Engl J Med. 2014 Feb 20;370(8):744-51.
  4. Hayes D, Kraman SS.
    The physiologic basis of spirometry.
    Respir Care. 2009 Dec;54(12):1717-26.
  5. Kraman SS.
    Transmission of lung sounds through light clothing.
    Respiration. 2008;75(1):85-8.