Dr. David J. Langer


Dr. Langer is Chief of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He is also an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Hofstra University School of Medicine.

Primary Specialty: Neurovascular/skull base and complex spinal surgery.

Dr. David Langer is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and its medical school. He remained at Penn for his neurosurgical training which he completed under the direction of Eugene Flamm until 1998. Upon the completion of his residency he joined Dr. Flamm as his first neurovascular fellow at Beth Israel Medical Center and the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery (INN). He also was a visiting attending at Academisch Zeikenhuis Utrecht in the Netherlands where he studied laser assisted cerebral bypass surgery and hopes to develop this technique in the USA. He remained on faculty following his fellowship and is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Attending Neurosurgeon at Beth Israel Medical Center.

Dr. Langer’s clinical interests include neurovascular surgery including arteriovenous malformations, aneurysms and carotid artery disease as well as complex spinal disorders and brain tumors. He additionally has developed a number of research interests in brain revascularization and RNA gene therapy. Dr. Langer is the author of many papers and chapters, and has lectured nationally and internationally on a number of topics in neurosurgery.

Hospital Affiliations: Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhatttan and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset

Memberships:

Cerebrovascular Section of American Academy of Neurological Surgeons

Cerebrovascular Section of the AANS/CNS

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

 

Education

 

7/1998-7/1999  Neurovascular Fellow
Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Beth Israel North Medical Center
7/1992-6/1998

Resident in Neurological Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1991-1992

Internship in General Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

May 1991

Doctor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

May 1985

Bachelor of Arts cum laude (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania

   
Research  
1999

Visiting Surgeon- Neurovascular Surgery Academisch Ziekenhuis Utrecht
Utrecht, Holland

1/1994 - 7/1995 University of Pennsylvania, Division of Neurosurgery
7/1989 -7/ 1990

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine,
Department of Medicine

9/1985 - 6/1986

Cambridge University
Cambridge, England

6/1984 - 6/1985

Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

   
Faculty Appointment

 

1999 Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
   
Hospital Appointment  
7/1999-8/2004 Attending Neurosurgeon- Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Beth Israel Singer Medical Center
8/2004

Attending Neurosurgeon/ Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
St.Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Medical Center

8/2005

Associate Adjunct Surgeon Department of Otolaryngology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

8/2005 Attending Neurosurgeon Long Island College Hospital
   
Medical Licensure                  NY 211246  PA MD050732L


Medical Advisory Boards

Dr. Langer is proud to serve on the Medical Advisory Boards of the following organizations:

Vycor Medical, LLC
VasSol, Inc.
Elana bv

Athletics
1997 United States National Team, Dragon Boat World Championships, Gold Medalist
1995 United States National Team, Dragon Boat World Championships, Silver Medalist
1985, 1994, 1995 United States National Team, International Dragon Boat Races, Hong Kong
1987 United States National Rowing Team, World University Games, Zagreb, Yugoslavia
1986 Varsity Crew, Queens' College, Cambridge University
1982 - 1985 Varsity Lightweight Crew, University of Pennsylvania

Committees/Societies/Clubs
Vassol Inc. Scientific Advisory Board
Clearant Inc. Scientific Advisory Board
ISONEUREM- founding member
AANS member
CNS member
Committee on Admissions Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Alumni Giving Committee
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 


    


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


                                    

 

 

 
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