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Lyall Gorenstein, MD, Thoracic Surgery, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Thoracic Surgery New York, NY

Adult General Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Cardiovascular Surgery

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia P&S

Overview of Dr. Gorenstein

Dr. Lyall Gorenstein is a thoracic surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Holy Name Medical Center, Montefiore Nyack Hospital, Englewood Health, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 34 years. Dr. Gorenstein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and one of 8 doctors at Holy Name Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic Surgery. He has more than 40 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • University of Toronto
    University of TorontoThoracic and Cardiac surgery, 1990 - 1992
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center/University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center/University of Texas Medical School at HoustonFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1989 - 1990
  • Ontario Cancer Institute
    Ontario Cancer InstituteMasters, Multidrug Resistant Lung Cancer, 1989 - 1990
  • University of Toronto
    University of TorontoSurgery, 1983 - 1988
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
    University of Toronto Faculty of MedicineClass of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2022 - Present
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2001 - 2025
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1992 - 2023
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2023 - 2023
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2017 - 2017
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • Hudson Valley Magazine Castle Connolly, 2006-2012
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Publications & Presentations



  • Division Thoracic Surgery, Quality Assurance New York Presbyterian 2015 - 2023

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    MVP Healthcare HMO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    PacificSource Preferred PSN
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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