Thomas Lansen, MD, FAANS, FACS, is a neurosurgeon who practiced in Westchester County, New York and New York City for over thirty years, specializing in cerebrovascular surgery. He has served as Acting Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at New York Medical College, director of Neurosurgery at multiple community hospitals, founding partner of Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York, president of the Westchester County Medical Society, faculty member of Yale University’s department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at New York Medical College, and Director of Operations for the Neurosciences at the Westchester County Medical Center, focusing on strategic planning. He has authored many scientific publications, as well as a history of New York medicine and a memoir, Twenty Cases. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurosurgeons and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Lansen has been a neurosurgical commentator on PBS and Fox television networks. While practicing, was consistently named one of New York’s Best Doctors. He has served on the Boards of Physicians Against World Hunger, Mercy College, Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, Northern Westchester Hospital. He has been a medical advisor to three members of the United States Congress.
Since moving to Naples, Florida full time in 2014, Dr. Lansen has been involved in the community, serving as Greater Naples Leadership’s liaison to Naples City Council for several years; Operations Committee of David Lawrence Center; Board of Trustees, David Lawrence Center; Collier County Committee on Mental Health; Collier County Committee on Seniors; Naples Council on World Affairs.