2012-04-04 / Features

Lajos Named Associate Chief Of Vascular Surgery


New Associate Chief of Vascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Queens Paul S. Lajos, MD. New Associate Chief of Vascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Queens Paul S. Lajos, MD. Paul S. Lajos, MD has been named the associate chief of Vascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Queens.

The news was announced on April 2 by Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer David Nierman MD, MMM.

Lajos is also an assistant professor of Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Lajos will provide patients and their referring doctors with comprehensive services for the evaluation, diagnosis and management of a full range of vascular diseases. He is skilled in both minimally invasive endovascular and traditional surgical procedures, including carotid artery interventions, dialysis access, aortic aneurysm repair, peripheral artery disease and varicose vein surgery.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Lajos on our staff at Mount Sinai Queens,” said Executive Director Caryn A. Schwab. “He joins a strong team and will expand upon the capabilities we already have in the vascular surgery area.”

He was recruited to Mount Sinai Queens from the Brooklyn Veterans Administration Medical Center where he served as chief of Vascular Surgery and was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.

“I see a great opportunity at Mount Sinai Queens to increase access to a comprehensive and broad range of vascular and endovascular surgery options, as well as the state-of-the art diagnostic abilities of a vascular lab,” said Lajos. “I am very excited to be building a strong program that offers these capabilities.”

Lajos earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, completed a surgical residency in general surgery at the University of Pennsylvania/MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at St. Louis University in Missouri. He also completed a cardiovascular research fellowship at the Hôpital Broussais Clinique Rene Leriche in Paris, France, a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, and additional cardiac fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic and Carolinas Medical Center. He is board certified in general surgery, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, and vascular and endovascular surgery.

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