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Linus Chuang

  • PROFESSOR Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
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Certifications

  • Gynecologic Oncology

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

  • MD, Kaohsiung Medical College

  • MS, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Veterans Administration Center

  • Residency, Obs/ Gyn
    Flushing Hospital Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Gynecology Oncology
    Anderson Cancer Center

Biography

    Dr. Linus Chuang is the Co-Director of the Minimal Invasive Surgery and an Associate Professor of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology.  He received his fellowship training at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining the faculty at Mount Sinai Hospital in 2003, he was the Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Westchester Medical Center.  

    Dr. Chuang is well known for laparoscopic and DaVinci Robotic surgery for patients with gynecologic cancers including endometrial, cervical, and ovarian cancers. He published the first report of fertility sparing robotic radical trachelectomy for women with early cervical cancers in 2008.  

    Dr. Chuang has been invited to lecture and perform surgeries overseas.  He was the past president of the Metropolitan Gynecologic Cancer Society in New York City. Dr. Chuang was also the recipient of "Best Doctors" for the last decade.

    In The News:
    Dr. Linus Chuang discusses cervical cancer screening in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.

Awards

  • 2012 - 2012
    Health Volunteers Overseas Golden Apple Award
    World Health Organization’s Global Health Workforce Alliance

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Chuang during 2013 and/or 2014. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Ethicon, Inc.; Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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