Philippe Lemaitre, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Philippe Lemaitre, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Specialties: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic SurgeryMore specialties

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Additional Locations for Philippe Lemaitre, MD

  • CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

    177 Ft. Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    US

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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 Lung Transplantation Program. Skilled in collaborative care, Dr. Lemaitre's practice emphasizes a multi-specialty approach to thoracic conditions.


Expertise

  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Education

  • Fellowship: Toronto General Hospital
  • Residency: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Hopital Erasme
  • Medical School: University of Brussels
  • Fellowship: Toronto General Hospital - University of Toronto
  • Residency: Faculte de Medecine - Universite Libre de Bruxelles
  • Medical School: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Faculte de Medecine

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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