Dr. Lana Kang, MD

Dr. Lana Kang, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female | 45 years old

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Dr. Kang specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in New York, NY. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Kang's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in 130 Northern Parkway Riverhead New York |
DR Lana Kang is an amazing surgeon who listens to the complaints of her patients. She is the best skilled surgeon that I have ever met. I broke my wrist in a bike accident 4 years ago and Dr. Kang performed two surgeries and both were a great success. I am able to do more of the activities I love. Her demeanor and kind ways make her a very special doctor. I would never use another Dr for hand surgery but Dr. Kang. Her office staff is kind amazing and extremely courteous.
in Callicoon, NY |
I had broken my elbow and she did the surgery to put me back together. I had complications as my bones were osteopenic. She determined the necessary hardware I needed and completed the surgery. Today, I have full use of my arm. Dr. Kang, the HSS nurses and pain management doctors dealt with my needs professionally and kindly. Absolutely tops!
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Dr. Kang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • OREF Resident Research Grant Recipient, 2002
    • inSCOPE Orthopaedic Fellowship, 2005
    • Brown University Heffenreffer Research Award, 2004
    • NCAA Division I All-American, 1991,1993
    • Stanford University Research Grant, 1992
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  • Media & Publications
    • Manuel J. Patient compliance in wrong site surgery., 2003
    • "Peripheral Nerve Injury and Repair:, 2005
    • Early outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: A matched comparison with mini-open repair., 2007
    • Patients’ preoperative expectations predict the outcome of rotator cuff repair., 2007
    • In vivo motion of the scaphotrapezio-trapezoid (STT) joint., 2004
    • Chronic plasma cell osteomyelitis of the humerus associated with Shigella and Flavobacterium., 2001
    • Fractures of the Femoral Shaft in Women’s College Lacrosse: A Report of Seven Cases and Review of the Literature., 2005
    • Tashjian R, Henn R, Kang L, Green A. The effect of comorbidity on self-assessed function in patients with a chronic rotator cuff tear., 2004
    • Rupture of the Index Radial Collateral Ligament: Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment., 2007
    • Effect of medical comorbidity on self-assessed pain, function, and general health status after rotator cuff repair., 2006
    • "Operative Treatment of Colles Fractures" in The Wrist: Diagnosis and Operative Treatment,, 2005

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Brown University Medical School

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Brown University Medical School

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brown University Medical School

    Completed in 2004

    Hospital For Special Surgery

    Completed in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement