Dr. Christopher Lau, MD

Dr. Christopher Lau, MD

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37 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Lau, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

525 E 68th St # M-404

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lau's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lau performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lau performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lau performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Lau performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lau treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Lau treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Lau's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aneurysm of Heart
Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
Aneurysm Surgery
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
Aortic Dilation
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Reconstruction Surgery
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Root Dilation
Aortic Root Surgery
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery
Aortic Valve Surgery
Aortic Valvuloplasty
Arrhythmias
Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
ASD and-or PFO Closure
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Myxoma
Atrial Septal Defect
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Bloodless Heart Surgery
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Artery Revascularization
Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation
Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Endocarditis
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Endovascular Stent Grafting
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Prolapse Repair
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Endovascular Surgery
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoabdominal Surgical Procedure
Thrombosis
Total Coronary Artery Revascularization
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Valvuloplasty
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

"I take great pride in being a cardiac surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell and New York Presbyterian Hospital, as I am practicing with a group of the finest cardiac and thoracic surgeons in the country. I ...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2014
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2014
  • 2012
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2012
  • 2008
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School
    2007
  • 2003
    New York University
    Undergraduate School
    2003

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • English

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My experience with doctor Lau could not ha been a better one! He is just what we all expect a doctor to be.
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EXCELLENT!!!
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One of the best doctors I have ever had. He saved my heart, he did everything to repair my valve, insted of just replacing it. I AM VERY GREATFUL!
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I learned after a CT scan that I had an ascending aorta aneurysm 4cm which scared me. I met with Dr. Lau and my fears quickly diminished. I spoke with him and he was very reassuring and knowledgeable. Dr. Lau answered all of my questions with patience and clarity. Thankfully I was not in need of...Read More
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Met with him may12.. He is a great listener ..co.forting a d kind..very knowledgeable.
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Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
SelectCare
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice
WellCare

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