Philippe Lemaitre, MD

Thoracic Surgery
Specialties
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Philippe Lemaitre, MD


Philippe Lemaitre, MD, PhD, is a thoracic surgeon specializing in lung transplantation and ECMO procedures. Dr. Lemaitre is known for his patient-centered care and collaborative approach to surgical practice.


After receiving his medical degree from the Free University of Brussels, Dr. Lemaitre underwent residency and graduated PhD in transplant immunology before becoming an attending surgeon at the Erasme Hospital in Brussels, Belgium. He thereafter completed several advanced specialty fellowships at the Toronto General Hospital in Canada.


At Columbia, Dr. Lemaitre primarily focuses on the surgical aspects of lung failure that are lung transplantation and ECMO surgeries. He is part of the Surgical Emphysema Program and the surgical director of the Lung Transplantation Program. Skilled in collaborative care, Dr. Lemaitre's practice emphasizes a multi-specialty approach to thoracic conditions.


Specialties & Expertise

  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC
  • Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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