Craig S. Conoscenti, MD, FCCP, ATSF

Medical Expert, Interstitial Lung Disease

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals


Dr. Conoscenti received his M.D. from St George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and chief residency at Hackensack University Medical Center. Following this he completed his pulmonary critical care fellowship at Norwalk Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine program.

He practiced in a clinical academic program at Norwalk Hospital for 17 years serving as the director of the diving and hyperbaric medicine division, senior consultant in pulmonary and critical care medicine, research physician in the Hinds Center for Respiratory Research, and administrative roles within the department. He was a faculty educator for both the fellowship and residency programs.

Dr. Conoscenti joined Boehringer Ingelheim in 2002. While at BI he has served as the US medical Affairs lead for the Spiriva program until 2008. Since 2008 he has been the program area lead for the pulmonary fibrosis program. Currently he is the Medical Expert, Interstitial Lung Disease, in the Respiratory Clinical Development and Medical Affairs department and continues as the program lead for the fibrosing interstitial lung disease program.

He is a Fellow of the American Thoracic Society where he has held several committee positions, the American College of Chest Physicians where he has also held several committee positions, and the European Respiratory Society. He received the Norman S Brady Fellowship where he served sabbatical time at the Brompton Chest Hospital in London.