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Lawrence R. Glassman, MD, FACS

Chief, Thoracic Surgery , North Shore University Hospital and
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Office Location:
225 Community Drive, Suite 110
Great Neck NY 11021
Phone: (516) 918-4388
Fax: (516) 918-4387

Specialty interests:

  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Spinal Exposures
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Medical Education:

  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1981


  • General Surgery, Department of General Surgery University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1981-1983


  • Clinical Associate, Cardiac Surgery, New York University, New York, NY, 1983-1985
  • Teaching Assistant/Clinical Instructor, New York University Department of Surgery, New York, NY, 1985-1987


  • Thoracic Oncology Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1988-1988
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, 1998-1990
  • Cardio-Thoracic Transplantation, UPMC Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, 1993-1994

Board Certifications:

  • General Surgery, 1989; Thoracic Surgery, 2001; Critical Care, 1993


  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College Chest Physicians
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Andrew G. Morrow Society of Cardiovascular Surgeons-NIH
  • New York State Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Former Secretary and Treasurer, New York State Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • General Thoracic Surgery Club
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations:

  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Glen Cove Hospital
  • Plainview Hospital
  • Southside Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital

 Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 2003

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