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Paul Kurlansky, MD, Thoracic Surgery, New York, NY


Thoracic Surgery New York, NY

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, Columbia University Associate Director of the Center for Innovation and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Director of Research, Recruitment and CQI, Columbia HeartSource

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Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1987
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1985 - 1985
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)Internship, Transitional Year, 1980 - 1981
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
    Tufts University School of MedicineClass of 1980
  • Harvard University
    Harvard UniversityB.S., Cum Laude, 1971 - 1975

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1988 - 2024
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1982 - 2023
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review PhysiciansDiplomate with CHCQM

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chamberlain Lecture, Adult Cardiac Surgery Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2015
  • Honoree, Founders Award The Collegiate Learning Exchange, 2006
  • Honoree Ohr Somayach International, 2001
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database  
    Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, He X, O'Brien SM, Badhwar V, Cleveland JC Jr, Furnary AP, Magee MJ, Rankin JS, Welke KF, Filardo G, Dokholyan RS, Peterson ED, Brennan JM, Han J..., Ann Thorac Surg, 1/1/2016
  • Concomitant aortic valve repair with continuousdashflow left ventricular assist devices: results and implications  
    Fukuhara S, Takeda K, Chiuzan C, Han J, Polanco AR, Yuzefpolskaya M, Mancini DM, Colombo PC, Topkara VK, Kurlansky PA, Takayam H, Naka Y, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 1/1/2016
  • Acute Kidney Injury Following Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement  
    Najjar M, Yerebakan H, Sorabella RA, Donovan DJ, Kossar AP, Sreekanth S, Borger MA, Argenziano M, Smith CR, George I, J Card Surg, 1/24/2015
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  • Posttransplant outcomes among septuagenarians bridged to heart transplantation with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices 
  • Failure to Rescue rates after coronary artery bypass grafting: An analysis from the STS adult cardiac surgery database 
  • Concomitant Aortic Valve Repair in Patients Undergoing Continuous flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement: A 10 year Experience and Clinical Implications 
    Seattle, WA - 1/28/2015
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Authored Content

  • CABG: Everything Old Is New AgainMay 2021

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