Lawrence Faltz, MD

Lawrence Faltz, MD

Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

Chief Medical Officer
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

Since 1994, Lawrence L. Faltz, MD, has served as senior vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. He is responsible for all medical affairs, including the quality and delivery of care.

Previously, Dr. Faltz was chair of the Department of Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Queens (formerly Booth Memorial Hospital Center). He also was the hospital’s director of rheumatology and the Internal Medicine Residency Program. 

Dr. Faltz was a past governor of the American College of Physicians (ACP), and past president of both the New York State Society of Internal Medicine and the New York chapter of ACP. He received the chapter’s Laureate Award in 2004 and was elected to ACP mastership in 2008. He served as the ACP representative to the Joint Commission Hospital Professional and Technical Advisory Committee for six years. 

He received a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. After residency training at the University of North Carolina, he spent three years as a research investigator at the National Institutes of Health, studying connective tissue biochemistry. He also was a clinical pathology resident and completed his training in internal medicine and rheumatology at NYU-Bellevue. 

Dr. Faltz is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, a member of the Editorial Board of The Pharos — the journal of Alpha Omega Alpha — and a clinical professor of medicine at New York Medical College.