Luis F. Angel, MD

  • Specialties: Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-8134
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About Me

I was inspired to pursue medicine by my father, who was a general practitioner. As a child, I was interested in his work and vast medical knowledge, and as a student, I fell in love with learning about the anatomy and physiology of the body and the technological advances that can improve people’s lives.

I specialize in pulmonary medicine and critical care, primarily treating people who have advanced lung diseases that affect their quality of life. Many of my patients benefit from lung transplants, and I have dedicated the last 17 years of my career to lung transplantation and caring for patients who are waiting for or who have already received a lung transplant. Additionally, I perform advanced pulmonary procedures, such as bronchoscopy, to diagnose lung conditions and manage airway diseases.

Our team at NYU Langone is highly experienced and skilled. We provide individualized care and support for people and their families. Our focus is on our patients—everything we do is with the goal of making our patients the center of our practices. We also research ways to improve the care of potential organ donors and predict complications that may arise after lung transplants, so that we can preemptively treat them.

I am a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. I have also received a presidential clinical excellence award and have been recognized for my educational efforts in training medical residents and pulmonary medicine and critical care fellows.


Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Medical Director, Lung Transplantation
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine), 2000
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease), 1999
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Interventional Pulmonology, 2001
  • Fellowship, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, 2000
  • Residency, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio, Internal Medicine, 1997
  • MD from Pontificial Bolivarian Uni, 1992

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NYU Transplant Associates

403 East 34th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016

NYU Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

530 1st Avenue, HCC, Suite 5D
New York, NY 10016

NYU Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

530 First Avenue, HCC 7H
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NYU Transplant Associates

530 1st Ave, HCC Ste 7H
New York, NY 10016

Publications

  • Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (lam): Inflammatory Cell Infiltration In Human Lam Lung [Meeting Abstract]

    Atochina-Vasserman, EN; Angel, LF; Eruslanov, E; Krymskaya, VP Atochina-Vasserman, EN; Angel, LF; Eruslanov, E; Krymskaya, VP
    American journal of respiratory & critical care medicine. 2016. 193: ?-?

  • Benign pneumatosis intestinalis after bilateral lung transplantation [Case Report]

    Ling, Florence Y; Zafar, Abdul Mueed; Angel, Luis F; Mumbower, Amy L Ling, Florence Y; Zafar, Abdul Mueed; Angel, Luis F; Mumbower, Amy L
    BMJ case reports. 2015 Oct 15. 2015: ?-?

  • Understanding the Concept of Health Care-Associated Pneumonia in Lung Transplant Recipients

    Palacio, Federico; Reyes, Luis F; Levine, Deborah J; Sanchez, Juan F; Angel, Luis F; Fernandez, Juan F; Levine, Stephanie M; Rello, Jordi; Abedi, Ali; Restrepo, Marcos I Palacio, Federico; Reyes, Luis F; Levine, Deborah J; Sanchez, Juan F; Angel, Luis F; Fernandez, Juan F; Levine, Stephanie M; Rello, Jordi; Abedi, Ali; Restrepo, Marcos I
    Chest. 2015 Aug. 148 (2): 516-522

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