Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Thoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Administrative titles

    • Chief of Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic, North Shore University Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Chief resident

    • New York University School of Medicine

    • New York University School of Medicine

  • Medical school

    • New York University School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • New York University School of Medicine

    • University of Minnesota School of Medicine

    • New York University School of Medicine

  • Fellowships

    • National Institute of Health, NIH

    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

  • Affiliations

    • Glen Cove Hospital

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Plainview Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

    • Syosset Hospital

    • Northwell Health Cancer Institute

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

270-05 76th AvenueNew Hyde Park, NY 11040

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08/03/2018
"The best - Made me feel very confident."
07/30/2018
"Dr. Glassman is tops!!"
07/19/2018
"Dr. Glass gave me a positive feeling at a stressful time. Did not rush & answered my questions. I have confidence in him he is a people person."
07/05/2018
"I would highly recommend Dr. L. Glassman."
06/30/2018
"9-10. Good."
06/23/2018
"Dr. Glassman came highly recommended. A++ doctor thank you."
06/14/2018
"THE BEST DOCTOR I EVER HAD"
06/13/2018
"Dr. Glassman has taken care of my medical issues (stage 4 esophageal cancer) since 2008. I have had 10 more years with my family and friends. I feel this is all due to the incredible care I have received by Dr. Glassman. My family and I are eternally grateful."
06/06/2018
"Kind - compassionate."
05/10/2018
"Dr. Glassman is the best!"
05/09/2018
"Dr. Glassman is one of the most professional doctors I have ever had the pleasure to see. He is so kind and I feel like he is a friend. GOD BLESS HIM!"
04/24/2018
"Feel comfortable; trust this practitioner - however, I'm an RN BSN with 30+ yrs and I knew what I like & need."
04/23/2018
"going to dr glassman for a least 10 years , am extremely pleased with his competency and caring manner"
04/17/2018
"Dr. Glassman saved my life - Northwell has an asset to the name - he should be valued!"
04/11/2018
"Dr. Glassman is outstanding. "
04/09/2018
"All my questions and concerns were answered. I wouldn't go to any one but Dr. Glassman."
04/08/2018
"He is one of the best doctors I have encountered."
03/27/2018
"The best!"
02/28/2018
"Perfect."
02/25/2018
"Dr. Glassman is WONDERFUL!!"
02/20/2018
"I trusted him completely."
01/25/2018
"Very confident doctor made me feel at ease about my upcoming surgery."
01/22/2018
"Dr. Glassman is my hero, he removed a cancerous tumor that if he hadn't done a wonderful job at removing all the tumor, my cancer would spread - Thank you Dr. Glassman. 1-10. Excellent. "
01/17/2018
"Fantastic Doctor"
12/30/2017
"Doc. took the time with me that i needed"
12/21/2017
"Dr. Glassman was quite effective in his explanations and answered all questions thoroughly."
12/19/2017
"Excellent."
12/18/2017
"The best doctor I ever had"
11/28/2017
"He is competent and knowledgeable in his field.."
11/22/2017
"He was very nice."
10/31/2017
"Dr. Glassman, L.R. made me feel that if my situation was an immediate threat, he was capable handling it right then and there, and that my situation needed appropriate further diagnosis before being rushed into."
10/27/2017
"Dr. Glassman is a excellent dr.!! If you see him call him SUPERMAN. Best dr. in the world!"
10/09/2017
"He is the best"
10/03/2017
"#9. The best."
09/28/2017
"Dr. Glassman is excellent. "
09/26/2017
"Dr Glassman and his entire staff are extremely professional and knowledgeable. Each took time to talk to me and explain what was occurring and what their finding were. I was treated like a person throughout the process."
08/28/2017
"Dr. Glassman is one of a kind. My wife and I love him and have absolute confidence in his judgement and medical skills. In addition, his "bedside" manner is a patients dream. I consider myself very fortunate to have him on my medical team."
08/24/2017
"Dr. Glassman was wonderful. I totally would recommend him to everyone that needed a dr. like him."
08/14/2017
"competent MD..."
07/26/2017
"Dr. Glassman - explained reason for sending me for BX. Thus reassuring me that chemo & radiation would help. - Surgery not possible."
07/17/2017
"As far as Dr. Lawrence Glassman is concerned he is the 'best' of the "best" none better."
06/27/2017
"Very personable."
06/19/2017
"I have been a patient of Dr. Glassman's for over 5 years. He is an excellent thoracic surgeon and I have complete confidence in him. Dr. Glassman has operated on me 4 times and I feel blessed to have such a profession and dedicated doctor taking care of me."
06/11/2017
"Having been admitted thru ER for surgery, I didn't know who my surgeon would be. I was ecstatic when Dr. Glassman walked into my room."
04/28/2017
"Most experienced, kind, brilliant caring on and on doctor I have ever met - seeing Dr. Glassman for over 10 years - saved my life."
04/03/2017
"Dr. Glassman is a wonderful, caring doctor -"
03/30/2017
"Excellent dr."
03/13/2017
"I have total confidence entrusting Dr. Glassman with my health care."
03/09/2017
"Dr. Glassman is the best. He's a wonderful doctor who cares about his patients and takes time with them."
01/10/2017
"Glassman is not only the best doctor most competent/surgeon I've ever had but also the most caring."
11/29/2016
"Friendly, pleasant, easy going."
11/22/2016
"Dr. Glassman is one in a million, a true gem."
11/08/2016
"they are great"
11/06/2016
"All very good experience -"
10/31/2016
"Was an extremely busy schedule and they fit me in to see the doctor. No complaints."
10/27/2016
"It was OK."
10/17/2016
"Dr. Glassman saved my life in 2002. #9. Complete."
10/05/2016
"I think Dr. Glassman is great - he's not condescending & he really listens."
09/12/2016
"I was very satisfied with my entire experience with Dr. Glassman."
08/08/2016
"I would 100% recommend Dr.Glassman he changed my life with the surgery he performed on me and I couldn't be any happier with the results! it was a great experience and I would do it all over again if I had to"
08/06/2016
"Dr Glassman is a wonderful dr. & surgeon very caring & positive."
05/17/2016
"I feel very fortunate that I was treated by Dr Glassman. I am confident that all my future treatment to my surgery and recovery will be a success. God willing!"
04/07/2016
"All good experience. 1. Dr. L. Glassman MD"
04/04/2016
"I would recommend him as a lung surgeon but I would also advise about the wait time. Never, never on time."
04/04/2016
"I am so fortunate to be one of Dr. Glassman's patients."
03/31/2016
"I will never use any one else but Dr. L. Glassman."
03/15/2016
"Dr. Glassman is professional, caring and highly skilled."
03/02/2016
"Excellent."
02/11/2016
"Very positive experience."
01/12/2016
"excellent doctor and staff."
12/29/2015
"All experiences were good even with my bad situation. I can't say enough good things about all of the staff."
10/20/2015
"I was very impressed with Dr. Glassman, and his staff"
09/23/2015
"Dr. Glassman is one in a million! Best dr. I ever had!"
09/11/2015
"Excellent."
08/25/2015
"Person helping me was very caring and made me feel at ease."
08/17/2015
"I can't say enough good things about Dr. Glassman - both his medical skills and his "bedside manner." It has been 4 1/2 years since my lung surgery and I feel GREAT!!! I feel I owe my health and my life to Dr. Glassman - I am so grateful. Please share my comments with Dr. Glassman."
06/17/2015
"Excellent doctor."
06/15/2015
"Dr. Glassman & staff are very caring & a pleasure to visit."
03/31/2015
"Excellent attention, explanations and plan."
03/30/2015
"I recommend Dr. Glassman daily in my practice. I own an insurance agency."
09/17/2014
"Dr. Glassman is a wonderful doctor and a very pleasant man."
08/14/2014
"#9. He is the BEST!! #10. DEFINITELY!!"
07/01/2014
"I found Dr. Glassman to be a wonderful warm person, easy to deal with besides being a fabulous surgeon. I was very impressed w/him."
05/21/2014
"Excellent."
05/15/2014
"Dr. Glassman has a wonderful bedside manner, puts you at ease."
04/18/2014
"Dr. Glassman is a very caring person and has made me feel very comfortable in his care!"
04/15/2014
"Always very good on all."
03/27/2014
"Would definitely recommend this provider."

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