Dr. Leslie J Kohman MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Leslie Kohman is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Syracuse, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Crouse Hospital and Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. She is one of 7 doctors at Crouse Hospital and one of 5 at Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Robt Packer Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1976

Robt Packer Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1977–1981

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1983–1985

Penn State College of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Balancing curability and unnecessary surgery in the context of computed tomography screening for lung cancer.
Flores, R.,Bauer, T.,Aye, R.,Andaz, S.,Kohman, L.,Sheppard, B.,Mayfield, W.,Thurer, R.,Smith, M.,Korst, R.,Straznicka, M.,Grannis, F.,Pass, H.,Connery, C.,Yip, R.,Smith, J. P.,Yankelevitz, D.,Henschke, C.,Altorki, N.

Sublobar resection is equivalent to lobectomy for clinical stage 1A lung cancer in solid nodules.
Altorki, N. K.,Yip, R.,Hanaoka, T.,Bauer, T.,Aye, R.,Kohman, L.,Sheppard, B.,Thurer, R.,Andaz, S.,Smith, M.,Mayfield, W.,Grannis, F.,Korst, R.,Pass, H.,Straznicka, M.,Flores, R.,Henschke, C. I.

Detection of human telomerase reverse transcriptase mRNA in cells obtained by lavage of the pleura is not associated with worse outcome in patients with stage I/II non-small cell lung cancer: results from Cancer and Leukemia Group B 159902.
Boylan, A. M.,Wang, X. F.,Ko, R.,Watson, P. M.,Gu, L.,Harpole, D.,Bueno, R.,Kelly, R.,Kohman, L.,Kratzke, R.

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