VALHALLA, NY – June 8, 2008 – Steven Lansman MD/PhD, Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, was recently named to New York Magazine’s list of 2008 Best Doctors. This list profiles the top 1,434 physicians in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut areas.
The New York Magazine’s list represents about a quarter of the top 10 percent of New York-area physicians, as determined by Castle Connolly, a New York City research and information firm that publishes an annual guidebook titled Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. The guidebook lists the top 10 percent of the region’s physicians and profiles more than 6,000 in all. Doctors are selected through a peer-review process and the firm investigates each doctor’s credentials and disciplinary history. The list is also balanced based on geographic location and specialty.
Currently serving as Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Lansman of the New York Cardiothoracic Group has over twenty five years experience in the field of Thoracic Surgery and is honored, for the third consecutive year, to be chosen by his peers as one of the New York-area’s top specialists in Thoracic Surgery.
About the New York Cardiothoracic Group
The New York Cardiothoracic Group (NYCTG) – Drs. Steven Lansman, David Spielvogel, Ramin Malekan and Paul Saunders – is located at Westchester Medical Center (the clinical campus of New York Medical College.) Founded in 2005 by Drs Lansman and Spielvogel, the group specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and is dedicated to providing cutting-edge surgical treatment for a wide range of cardiac and thoracic conditions. From coronary bypass grafting (CABG) to minimally invasive mitral valve repairs to repair of complex thoracic aortic aneurysms, the cardiac surgeons at NYCTG rely on their extensive experience to deliver outstanding results. To learn more about the NYCTG, visit www.NYTCG.com or call (914) 493-8793.