David Langer, MD, Chair of Neurosurgery at
Lenox Hill Hospital
Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Vice President of Neurosurgery for Northwell Health’s Western Region
Saturday, September 23, 2023
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Join us for an extraordinary journey into the world of neurosurgery with Dr. David Langer, MD, a renowned figure in the field. Holding prestigious titles such as Chair of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and Vice President of Neurosurgery for Northwell Health’s Western Region, Dr. Langer is an inspiration to all aspiring medical professionals.
In “Brains & Resilience,” Dr. Langer takes you beyond the operating room, delving into the triumphs and tribulations that shaped his illustrious career. Known for his appearances in Netflix’s Lenox Hill & EmergencyNYC, he shares invaluable insights on cutting-edge neurosurgical techniques, patient care, and his own personal story of overcoming adversities.
This workshop is more than a technical masterclass; it’s an exploration of courage, determination, and the human spirit. Gain exclusive access to the experiences and wisdom of a leading neurosurgeon, and leave inspired and empowered to forge your path in medicine. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a true pioneer.
About the Speaker:
David Langer, MD, is the chair of neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and Vice President of neurosurgery for Northwell Health’s Western Region. He is Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Nationally and Internationally recognized as a leading neurosurgeon and expert in cerebral revascularization and cerebral aneurysms, Dr. Langer brings over 25 years of experience to his highly personalized direct patient care practice and specialty in diseases of the brain vessels. Dr. Langer’s award-winning work has been featured in numerous peer-reviewed publications and he has spoken nationally and internationally on vascular disorders such as aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of the brain. Dr. Langer also maintains an active practice in spinal disease and benign brain tumors including acoustic neuromas and meningiomas.
A third-generation physician, Dr. Langer attended the University of Pennsylvania to receive both his undergraduate and medical school degrees. As a loyal Quaker, he remained at Penn to complete his neurosurgical residency. Since joining Northwell Health in 2010, Dr. Langer has been a pioneer across multiple areas. From establishing the Moyamoya Center of the Northwell Neuroscience Institute, dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and support of patients and their families with Moyamoya disease to developing Playback Health, a smartphone app employing clinical multimedia creation and communication to enhance patient experience and improve access to personalized medical information, Dr. Langer is committed to the most advanced and highest quality care to improve the lives of his patients.
In 2015 Dr. Langer became the inaugural Chair of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Langer embarked upon a mission then to help recruit and build a team establish a world-class department founded in collaboration, talent and empathy. Now ranked #22 on US News and World Report’s Neurology and Neurosurgery Departments List and #28 on Newsweek’ Magazine’s World’s Best in Neurosurgery, Dr. Langer has been recognized as a Top Doctor and Best Doctor by numerous publications and has a global reputation in neurosurgical excellence. He is currently an investigator for several research studies and a peer-reviewer for the journals: Neurosurgery and Operative Neurosurgery. Dr. Langer is a member of the Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS) as well as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), and the cerebrovascular subsection of these organizations. In addition, Dr. Langer serves on the editorial board for Operative Neurosurgery’s digital platforms in the journal’s Surgical Video section. In 2015, Dr. Langer received Northwell Health System’s President’s Award and in 2018,The Sally Harrington Goldwater Memorial Visiting Professor Award from the Barrow Neurological Foundation. He is a consultant for Medtronic Inc. as well as Olympus Inc. and serves as Chief Medical Officer for Playback Health, which he helped to found as well as Longeviti Inc.
In June of 2020, Netflix launched “Lenox Hill,” an original docu-series starring Dr. Langer which provides an honest and empathetic look into his role as a neurosurgeon in New York City. Dr. Langer has offered his neurosurgical expertise to numerous CNN, FOX, ABC, and CBS as well as the Dr. Oz Show to offer his neurosurgical expertise to the public. He has also been frequently quoted in The New York Times and other print news sources. In November 2015, Dr. Langer was featured in The Wall Street Journal article “What Patients Need to Remember After Leaving the Hospital” for his innovative technology to record crucial steps of patient’s experience in the hospital. Most recently, Dr. Langer helped to spearhead a global summer internship program, BRAINterns, offering free virtual education to high school through medical students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Adapting to a new way of teaching, the program offered over 15,000 students the physician shadowing experience through virtual webinars, academic seminars and virtually bringing them into the operating room to see live, neurosurgical procedures.
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Topic: Medicine & Resilience: Neurosurgery, Triumph, and Inspiration with Dr. David Langer of Netflix’s Lenox Hill & EmergencyNYC
When: Saturday, Sept 23, 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)