Meet the Chairman

Samuel Lang MDSamuel Lang, M.D.

Samuel Lang, M.D., returns to New York Hospital Queens after serving 10 years as section chief of cardiothoracic surgery at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan. He served as New York Hospital Queens' first director of cardiothoracic surgery from 1996 to 1999. Dr. Lang has a strong track record for performing procedures such as multiple artery bypass, repair of valves, congenital heart defects and surgical ablation of cardiac arrhythmias.

Licensure

  • California- 1985
  • New York State- 1986
  • Florida - 2008

Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate- 1979
  • American Board of Surgery- 1984
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery- 1987

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Center for The Health Science at UCLA- 1983-1985
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University- 1982-1983
  • Residency, The Center for The Health Science at UCLA- 1979-1982
  • Internship, The Center for The Health Science at UCLA- 1978-1979
  • Medical Degree, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 1978
  • Undergraduate Degree, Auburn University, 1970

Academic and Clinical Appointments

Hospital Appointments

  • 1999 - 2009 - Chief , Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center
  • 1996- 1999 - Director and Attending Surgeon, Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Hospital Queens
  • 1992- 1996 - Assistant Attending Surgeon, New York Downtown Hospital
  • 1986- 1992 - Assistant Attending Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell Campus
  • 1992- 1993 - Associate Attending Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell Campus
  • 1993- 1996 - Associate Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell Campus
  • 1996- 1999 - Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell Campus

Academic Appointments

  • 1997- 1999 - Visiting Professor of Clinical Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University
  • 1996- 1999 - Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery (Adult and Pediatrics), Weill Medical College at Cornell University
  • 1993- 1996 - Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery (Adult and Pediatrics), Weill Medical College at Cornell University
  • 1992- 1993 - Associate Professor of Surgery (Adult and Pediatrics), Weill Medical College at Cornell University
  • 1989- 1992 - Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics), Weill Medical College at Cornell University
  • 1986- 1992 - Assistant Professor of Surgery (Adult), Weill Medical College at Cornell University
  • 1983- 1985 - Teaching Assistant, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine
  • 1982- 1983 - Teaching Assistant, New York University School of Medicine

Professional Societies

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • New York Society for Thoracic Surgery, Fellow
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Society
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Donald N. Ross Surgical Society
  • Longmire Surgical Society
  • Medical Society of New/New York Country Medical Society
  • New York Transplantation Society
  • Pediatric Cardiology Society of Greater New York
  • Royal Society of Medicine

New York Hospital Queens welcomes Dr. Lang as Chairman, Cardiothoracic Surgery. 

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