Dr. Robert Lancey Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Lancey Jr, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Robert Lancey Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Portsmouth, VA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1985 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic surgery.Read his story

3636 High St

Portsmouth, VA 23707

Contact Information

(757) 398-2222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 54% of peers
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
more than 44% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 42% of peers

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Dr. Lancey Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lancey Jr "Dr. Robert Lancey is the Medical Director of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Services of the Heart and Vascular Institute at Maryview Medical Center. He performs a full range of open-heart surgical procedures, including on-pump and off-pump, or "beating heart," coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, resection of heart tumors and operations on the pericardium, or lining of the heart. He is Board Certified in both Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery, serving his residency training in both specialties at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He trained in heart transplantation at Harefield Hospital in England, and then joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center for a decade. In 2002, Dr. Lancey was recruited to start a new open-heart surgery program at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, NY, where he worked until joining Bon Secours in September of 2013. During his time at Bassett, he served as Chief of Cardiac Surgery and Co-Director of the Bassett Heart Care Institute. While at Bassett, he served as Medical Director of the Bassett Healthcare Network and Medical Director of the Special Care Unit at Bassett Medical Center and chaired the Quality Management Council, the Network Performance Improvement Council, the Business Development Group and the Service Excellence Council. In 2007, he earned his Masters Degree in Business Administration from Cornell University's Johnson School of Management and prior to that was an Alley Sheridan Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and matriculated at the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management of The Heller School at Brandeis University. He is presently a Lecturer in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University. He has held appointments as an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons, and an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Chest Physicians, and is also a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • College Of The Holy Cross
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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