Alexandra Jane Lansky MD, FESC, FACC

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Biographical Info

Alexandra J. Lansky, MD, FESC, FACC, is Director of the Yale Cardiovascular Research Group (YCRG) and Director of the Yale Valve Program housed within the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Lansky is Associate Professor of Medicine and a practicing cardiologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, in New Haven, CT. Dr. Lansky joined Yale in 2010. From 1994 to 2010 Dr. Lansky acted as Joint Chief Scientific Officer for the Clinical Trials Center and Director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Initiative at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. During this time Dr. Lansky was Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Director of Clinical Services at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, and a practicing cardiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, in New York, NY. Previous to that she was an interventional cardiologist on faculty at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, and at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY. Throughout her career she has served as the principal investigator on numerous angiographic and intravascular ultrasound core laboratory studies. Dr. Lansky has authored and coauthored over 450 academic peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters in the fields of interventional cardiology, angiography, and women’s cardiovascular health. Dr. Lansky is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. A graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA, she received her residency training in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology at Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC. Dr. Lansky is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiologists and the American College of Cardiology.


Education & Training

B.S.
College of William and Mary (1986)
M.D.
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia (1990)
Residency
Washington Hospital Center, Internal Medicine (1991 - 1993)
Fellowship
Washington Hospital Center, Cardiovascular Disease (1993 - 1997)
Fellowship
Washington Hospital Center, Interventional Cardiology (1996 - 1997)
Board Certification
Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified  (2002)

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