Dr. Lance Sullenberger, MD

Dr. Lance Sullenberger, MD

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Dr. Lance Sullenberger, MD is a cardiology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1997 and specializes in cardiology, advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, and more.Read his story

7 Southwoods Blvd Ste 4

Albany, NY 12211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sullenberger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sullenberger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sullenberger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sullenberger "After growing up in Louisiana, Dr. Lance E. Sullenberger attended Georgetown University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1993 followed by his Medical Degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1997. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, followed by a year as Chief of Medical Residents at Walter Reed. Dr. Sullenberger continued on to complete a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine in 2004, also at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He spent four years on active duty service at Walter Reed as a staff cardiologist, where he received several awards for his teaching of residents and fellows. Dr. Sullenberger is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology. He holds special certification in Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and CT Coronary Angiography. Dr. Sullenberger is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is on staff at Albany Medical Center and St. Peters Hospital. Dr. Sullenberger has a special interest in cardiac imaging, particularly CT coronary angiography, as well as in cardiovascular disease prevention. He is currently Co-Medical Director of the Cardiovascular CT Scanning Suite at Capital Cardiology Associates, PC, and is certified as a Level 3 Reader by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Dr. Sullenberger lives in Loudonville with his wife and three children."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sullenberger "Capital Cardiology Associates, PC is a benchmark cardiology practice committed to improving our patient's quality of life.

By providing state of the art diagnostics, board certified physicians and a caring and competent staff, we offer the highest quality of care in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere.

Capital Cardiology Associates provides a full range of diagnostic, interventional, surgical, therapeutic and preventative services in the treatment of cardiovascular disease to patients throughout the Capital Region. Our board-certified cardiologists offer a full range of cardiology services to treat all categories of heart disease."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Walter Reed AMC Wash DC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Walter Reed AMC Wash DC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Walter Reed AMC Wash DC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sullenberger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sullenberger's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sullenberger to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sullenberger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Found Dr. Sullenberger to be very knowledgable, a good listener and willing to do further tests to determine the cause of the problem. I would highly recommend him and his practice.
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Went to the Doctor over high heart rates after I had diabetes of 9.4, kidney failure and heart failure. Went to Albany Medical Hospital with chest pain. Was told it was Sarcoidosis related but gave no reason for this. Dr Sullenberger agreed to this diagnosis and refused to give my wife how he came...more
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Very friendly makes you feel comfortable when speaking, listens to you. explains and talks with you about options. Calls you as soon as he has results and leaves message. He does not try to push drugs but tries to keep more natural unless needed. would recommend him to anyone
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