Dr. Lana Yvonne Schumacher MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Lana Schumacher is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Allegheny General Hospital and Ohio Valley General Hospital. She received her medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 5 years. Dr. Schumacher accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 7 doctors at Allegheny General Hospital and one of 3 at Ohio Valley General Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Allegheny General Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Ohio Valley General Hospital

Washington Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2008

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2008 - 2010

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Immunosensitization of tumor cells to dendritic cell-activated immune responses with the proteasome inhibitor bortezomib (PS-341, Velcade).
Schumacher, L.Y., Vo, D.D., Garban, H.J., Comin-Anduix, B., Owens, S.K., Dissette, V.B., Glaspy, J.A., McBride, W.H., Bonavida, B., Economou, J.S., Ribas, A.

Enhanced tumor responses to dendritic cells in the absence of CD8-positive cells.
Ribas, A., Wargo, J.A., Comin-Anduix, B., Sanetti, S., Schumacher, L.Y., McLean, C., Dissette, V.B., Glaspy, J.A., McBride, W.H., Butterfield, L.H., Economou, J.S.

High grade soft tissue sarcoma of the flexor fossae. Size rather than compartmental status determine prognosis.
Yang, R. S., Lane, J. M., Eilber, F. R., Dorey, F. J., al-Shaikh, R., Schumacher, L. Y., Rosen, G., Forscher, C. A., Eckardt, J. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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