Dr. Steven Lansman received M.D. and Ph.D. (Biophysics) degrees in 1977 from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn. He trained in cardiac surgery at S.U.N.Y. under Dr. Randall Griepp, and in cardiac transplantation at Stanford University Hospital, under Dr. Norman Shumway.
In 1985, after serving as Interim Chief of Cardiothorac Surgery for SUNY Brooklyn, The Brooklyn VA Hospital, and Kings County Hospital, Dr. Lansman joined the staff at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City to begin a heart transplant program. At Mount Sinai, he performed the first cardiac transplant with Dr. Griepp in 1986 and through 2005, performed most of the program's cardiac transplant, assist device, and bridge-to-transplant procedures. In addition, Dr. Lansman has an extensive bibliography in aortic aneurysm surgery and for more than 20 years, he has organized The Aortic Symposium series, an internationally recognized forum for aortic surgery.
In 2001-2002, Dr. Lansman was President of the New York Society of Thoracic Surgery and in 2002, served as interim Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai. Currently, he is Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Westchester Medical Center.
While heart transplantation, assist devices, surgery for heart failure, and aortic aneurysm surgery remain Dr. Lansman's special interests, coronary bypass surgery, aortic valve, and mitral valve surgery comprise most of his caseload; in these areas, his interests include minimally invasive approaches, OPCAB, and particularly, mitral valve repair procedures.
Board Certification Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery Diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Licensure New York State
Professional Socieities American College of Surgeons Society of Thoracic Surgeons International Society for Heart/Lung Transplantation Association of Academic Surgeons New York Society for Thoracic Surgery New York Surgical Society The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
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