Harris, Loren MD

Loren Harris, MD
Chief, Thoracic Surgery
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4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Loren Harris, MD


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Dr. Loren Harris is the Director of General Thoracic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Prior to joining the Maimonides team, Dr. Harris was the Chairman of the Department of Surgery and the Director of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island.  Previously, he was an attending cardiothoracic surgeon at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.  Dr. Harris completed his residency and fellowship at New York University Medical Center Langone Medical Center.

General and Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated
Dr. Harris treats a wide variety of conditions including:

  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the lungs and pleural spaces
  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the esophagus
  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the mediastinum (thymus gland, trachea and airways, etc.)
  • Benign and malignant tumors and disorders of the chest wall
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Para-esophageal hernias
  • Hyperhidrosis (“sweaty palm disease”)

Treatments and Procedures
Dr. Harris offers a number of treatments and procedures such as:

  • Minimally invasive, including robotic, surgery of the chest and abdomen
  • Benign and malignant tumor treatments and procedures
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) treatment

Dr. Harris has published extensively throughout his career and is active in research. He presently holds academic appointments at New York Medical College, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and New York University Medical Center. He belongs to numerous professional affiliations and associations, including: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, NY Society of Thoracic Surgery, The American College of Surgery, The American College of Cardiology,  The American Heart Association, The American College of Chest Physicians, The New York Surgical Society; The International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group (ITMIG) , The Brooklyn Surgical Society, The American Cancer Society, The Staten Island Region Board of Advisors; ACCP Thoracic Oncology Network Steering Committee, and  the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group.  Dr. Harris has been the recipient of many honors and awards, such as being elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Medical Education:
Medical School:
New York University Langone Medical Center
New York University Langone Medical Center
New York University Langone Medical Center

Board Certification:
Thoracic Surgery

Department and Division:
  • Surgery
Academic Title:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
NYU Medical Center
Articles Listed in PubMed
Office Hours:
Primary Address:
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Wednesday, 8am - 1pm

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