William Lawson, MD

William Lawson, MD

Cardiology Islandia, NY

Professor, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Office Address

  • 3001 Expressway Drive North
    Islandia, NY 11749
    Phone: (631) 444-9600

William Lawson, MD

Cardiology Islandia, NY

Professor, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: General Cardiology, Interventional

Education & Training

  • VA Medical Center
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical CenterSUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
  • Nassau County Medical Center - NYCOMEC
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical CenterSUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
  • Nassau University Medical CenterNassau University Medical Center
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolRutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • CMDNJ, Rutgers Medical School
  • CMDNJ, Rutgers Medical School
  • Brown UniversityBrown University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1978 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInterventional Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAdvanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine AwardThe Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2006
    • HANYS Pinnacle Award 2005 honorable mention "Improving Door-to-Balloon Time for Acute Myocardial Infarction with a Code H Team"2005
    • Outstanding Contribution to Acute Myocardial InfarctionHealthcare Association of NYS, IHI 100k Lives Campaign, 2005

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Medical consultants guide.  Lawson, W.E., Monitz, T., Newmark, I., Thorner, A, Nassau County Medical Center
    • Spontaneous disappearance of a right atrial mass.  Proctor, C.E., Brown, E.J., Jr., Lawson, W.E., Biancaniello, T.M., Cohn, P.F, J. of Ultrasound in Medicine
    • Enhanced External Counterpulsation is an Effective Treatment for Syndrome X.  Kronhaus K, Lawson WE, International Journal of Cardiology

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Diagnosis and Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease. Chapter: Echocardiography 
      Lawson, W.E., Proctor, C.E
      Editors: P.F. Cohn.Martinus Nijhoff Publishing, Co, Boston
    • Understanding and managing cholesterol: A guide for wellness professionals.  
      Lawson WE
      Editors: Kevin P. Byrne.Human Kinetics Publication, Champaign, Illinois
    • Medical Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient. Chapter: Hemodynamic evaluation of the cardiac surgical patient 
      Lawson, W.E
      Editors: Vlay, S.C.Blackwell Scientific Publications, Boston


    • Enhanced external counterpulsation as a systemic treatment of diabetics with angina and heart failure. Lawson WE, Kennard E, Hui JCK, Kelsey SF, Clinical Research
    • Predictors of successful response to enhanced external counterpulsation as treatment of angina pectoris. Lawson WE, Kennard ED, Hui JCK, Holubkov R, Kelsey SF, AHA 73rd Annual Scientific Mtg 11/12-15/00 New Orleans, LA
    • Enhanced external counterpulsation improves angina independently of candidacy for further revascularization. Lawson W, Barsness G, Hui JCK, Kennard E, Kelsey SF, Clinical Research


    • Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy. Stony Brook Ob-Gynecology Grand Rounds
    • Acute Coronary Syndromes. 3rd Annual Shock-trauma Conf, Stony Brook Emergency Department, Stony Brook and VAMC
    • Role of TEE in cryptogenic stroke. Stony Brook Neurology Grand Rounds


    • Variation in coronary angioplasty and stenting. Lawson WE, Wilbert L, Pandrangi H, Gomes C, Greene W
      Washington, D.C
    • Cost-effectiveness of enhanced external counterpulsation in reducing hospital costs in refractory angina patients. Lawson WE, Hui JC, Kennard ED, Kelsey SF, Linnemeier GC, AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
    • Acute non-STEMI due to newly discovered myocardial bridge while on epinephrine drip. Beytoula Z, Lawson WE

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Healthfirst New York
    • HIP of New York - Select PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • MagnaCare PPO
    • MVP Healthcare PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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