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Frederick S. Ling, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7800

Administrative: (585) 273-1147

Fax: (585) 271-7667

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Cardiology, Hospital Medicine

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 interventional cardiology fellowships at Yale University. He joined the faculty in 1993.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1986
MD | New York University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Yale University School of Medicine

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Cardiology at Yale University School of Medicine

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Main Campus

07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987
Internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Main Campus

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Awards

2014
iCare Bronze Star
Sponsor: University Medical Center

2014
Excellence Award: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Team
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2012 - 2013
Patient & Family Centered Care Top Performer Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2011 - 2012
Teacher of the Year Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2011
America's Top Doctors, Top 100 Docs in Rochester
Sponsor: Rochester Medial Resource Guide

2011
Top doctors in Rochester, NY (Cardiology
Sponsor: US News & World Report

2010 - 2013
Patient & Family Centered Care Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2006
Guide to America's Top Cardiologist

2005 - 2006
Teacher of the Year Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

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

2003
"Who's Who"
Sponsor: Strathmore's

1994
"Who's Who in America"
Sponsor: Marquis'

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

1986
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sponsor: New York University School of Medicine

1982
Cum Laude, Honors Graduate in Biology
Sponsor: Columbia College

1979 - 1982
Dean's List
Sponsor: Columbia College

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/28/2022
Yount CS, Utell MJ, Hopke PK, Thurston SW, Lin S, Ling FS, Chen Y, Chalupa D, Deng X, Rich DQ. "Triggering of ST-elevation myocardial infarction by ultrafine particles in New York: Changes following Tier 3 vehicle introduction." Environmental research.. 2022 Sep 28; :114445. Epub 2022 Sep 28.

8/24/2022
Van Mieghem NM, Deeb GM, Søndergaard L, Grube E, Windecker S, Gada H, Mumtaz M, Olsen PS, Heiser JC, Merhi W, Kleiman NS, Chetcuti SJ, Gleason TG, Lee JS, Cheng W, Makkar RR, Crestanello J, George B, George I, Kodali S, Yakubov SJ, Serruys PW, Lange R, Piazza N, Williams MR, Oh JK, Adams DH, Li S, Reardon MJ, . "Self-expanding Transcatheter vs Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Intermediate-Risk Patients: 5-Year Outcomes of the SURTAVI Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA cardiology.. 2022 Aug 24; Epub 2022 Aug 24.

3/1/2021
Hannan EL, Wu Y, Cozzens K, Friedrich M, Tamis-Holland J, Jacobs AK, Ling FSK, King SB, Venditti FJ, Walford G, Berger PB, Kirtane AJ, Kamran M. "Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Before and During COVID in New York." The American journal of cardiology.. 2021 Mar 1; 142:25-34. Epub 2020 Dec 08.

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Videos

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Less Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Introduced at URMC