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Syed Tasnim Raza, MD, Thoracic Surgery, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Syed TasnimRazaMD

Thoracic Surgery New York, NY

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care, Cardiovascular Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery, Columbia University College of Phys & Surg

Overview of Dr. Raza

Dr. Syed Tasnim Raza is a thoracic surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He received his medical degree from King Edward Medical University and has been in practice 47 years. He is one of 142 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and one of 57 doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic Surgery. He has more than 100 publications and over 50 citings.

Education & Training

  • SUNY at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium
    SUNY at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education ConsortiumInternship, Thoracic Surgery, 1977 - 1979
  • University at Buffalo
    University at BuffaloResidency, Surgery, 1972 - 1977
  • King Edward Medical University
    King Edward Medical UniversityClass of 1970
  • University of Punjab
    University of PunjabB.S., 1968
  • Board of Education
    Board of EducationF.Sc., 1965

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1976 - 2024
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • WV State Medical License
    WV State Medical License 2005 - 2009
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Excellence in Precepting Award D’Youville College Physician Assistant Program, 1999
  • “Best Clinical Paper” Award Western New York Chapter of The American College of Surgeons, 1975

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Patient Experiences Using an Inpatient Personal Health Record  
    J. Woollen; J. Frey; L. Wilcox; A. Sackeim; S. Restaino; S.T. Raza; S. Bakken; S. Feiner; G. Hripcsak; D. Vawdrey., Applied Clinical Informatics, 1/1/2016
  • A circular surgical stapler designed to anastomose aorta and Dacron tube graft: Validation of the concept and comparison to hand-sewn anastomosis in bench experiments  
    Raza, Syed T, Aorta, 1/1/2013
  • Stroke after aortic surgery: History of COPD is a significant independent risk factor  
    Zhou Z, Raza ST, Bhayana JN, Rizvi I, Suresh A, Chest, 1/1/2005
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Stroke after aortic surgery: History of COPD is a significant independent risk factor
    Zhou Z, Raza ST, Bhayana JN, Rizvi I, Suresh A, Chest, 1/1/2005
  • When should MAZE procedure for atrial fibrillation be combined with mitral valve surgery
    Raza ST, Bhayana JN, Grosner G, Lewin AN, Lajos TZ, Raza A, Hasnain S, Chest, 1/1/2001
  • Limited access for reoperative coronary disease
    Lajos TZ, Akhter M, Bergsland J, Grosner G, Lewin AN, Salerno TZ, Raza ST, Levinsky L, Bhayana JN, Hasnain S, XXXI Meeting of the Hungarian Medical Association of America, Sarasota, FL, 1/28/1999
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  • Series of Surgical Staplers designed for Aortic Surgery 
    New York, NY - 1/1/2014
  • A Surgical Stapler designed to anastomose Aorta and Dacron Tube Graft 
    Houston, TX - 1/21/2013
  • Food production and sustainability 
    Pocintico, NY - 1/28/2008
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  • Thoratec Ventricular Assist Device 
    Syed Tasnim Raza
    New York, NY - 1/1/2017
  • Response to Edge Question: “3D Printing in the Medical Field,” in “Know This,” edited by John Brockman 
    Syed Tasnim Raza, Harper Perennial
    New York, NY - 1/1/2017
  • Denton A. Cooley, Pioneering Heart Surgeon, dies at 96 
    Syed Tasnim Raza
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Hospital Affiliations