Dr. Samuel Lang, MD

Dr. Samuel Lang, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. Samuel Lang, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

5645 Main St # 387

Flushing, NY 11355
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 56% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 56% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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more than 49% of peers

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Dr. Lang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lang "Samuel Lang, M.D., returns to New York Hospital Queens after serving 10 years as section chief of cardiothoracic surgery at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan. He served as New York Hospital Queens' first director of cardiothoracic surgery from 1996 to 1999. Dr. Lang has a strong track record for performing procedures such as multiple artery bypass, repair of valves, congenital heart defects and surgical ablation of cardiac arrhythmias."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lang "Samuel Lang, M.D. returns to New York Hospital Queens after serving 10 years as the section chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan. He was an attending surgeon in both adult and pediatric cardiac surgery at New York Hospital from 1986 until 1999, and served as New York Hospital Queens' first director of Cardiothoracic Surgery from 1996 to 1999. Dr. Lang has a strong track record for performing complex cardiac procedures including off pump coronary artery bypass surgery, minimally invasive valve repairs, aneurysm repairs, and repair of congenital heart defects."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac 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*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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 Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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20  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

  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • UCLA Center of Health Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • UCLA Center of Health Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lang

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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Dr. Lang is a wonderful doctor and we are very grateful for his care. My father had a double cardiac bypass surgery and since the time he was introduced to us, he was patient, caring and compassionate. He took time to reassure our family and answer every and any questions we had about the procedure...Read More
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Viola in New York , NY – Aug 23, 2018
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Dr Lang is very caring and professional. He performed operation on open heart for my husband. Im soo thankful him from the moment he introduced himself couple days before bypasses were done till the moment my husband was dismissed from the Hospital. Also We Thank all the team helping dr Lang.
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AK in New York, NY – Oct 27, 2017
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This man has no human feelings. He operated on my husband and never spoke to me to let me know what occurred . He stopped in mid surgery. The nurse read the chart advised me my husband had a stroke. (three days later) I had to go to upper level to get him to speak to me. He may be a good...Read More
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New York, NY – Jul 19, 2016
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