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Frederick S.K. Ling, M.D.

Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Catheterization, Invasive Cardiology; General Cardiology; TAVI, TAVR, Valve

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

Administrative: (585) 275-8855

Office: (585) 275-4775

Office: (585) 273-3229

Fax: (585) 271-7667

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Ling directs the cardiac catheterization laboratory. He performs diagnostic catheterizations, balloon angioplasty and stenting. Dr. Ling specializes in evaluation and treatment of structural heart disease. He is an expert in devices that close atrial septal defects (ASD). He leads the URMC multidisciplinary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI) program. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Professional Background

Dr. Ling obtained his M.D. degree from the New York University School of Medicine. HE completed internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital, and his cardiology and intervbentional cardiology fellowships at Yale University. He joined the faculty in 1993.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1982
BA | Columbia University
Biology

1986
MD | New York Univ Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987
Internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology at Yale New Haven Hospital

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Awards

2003
Consumers' Research Council of America "Guide to America's Top Physicians

2003
Strathmore's "Who's Who

1994
Marquis' "Who's Who in America

1986
New York University School of Medicine: Valentine Mott Medal for Clinical Excellence

1986
New York University School of Medicine: Alpha Omega Alpha

1982
Columbia College: cum laude, Honors Graduate in Biology

1979 - 1982
Columbia College: Dean's List

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Publications

Journal Articles

2007
Nguyen, N, Hasan, S; Caufield, L; Ling, FS; Narins, CR. "Randomized Controlled Trial of Topical Memostasis Pad Use for Achieving Vascular Memostasis Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention". Cathet Cardiovasc Interventi. 2007; : 801-807.

2007
Le MQ; Ling FS. "Spontaneous dissection of the left amin coronary artery treated with percutaneous coronary stenting." J Inv Cardiol. 2007; 19(8): E218-221.

9/7/2006
Montalescot G, White HD, Gallo R, Cohen M, Steg PG, Aylward PE, Bode C, Chiariello M, King SB, Harrington RA, Desmet WJ, Macaya C, Steinhubl SR, . "Enoxaparin versus unfractionated heparin in elective percutaneous coronary intervention." The New England journal of medicine.. 2006 Sep 7; 355(10):1006-17.

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Videos

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Less Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Introduced at URMC

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Less Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Introduced at URMC