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Louis Stein

Louis H. Stein, MD, PhD

Albany Medical Center
Surgeons Building, 3rd Floor
50 New Scotland Avenue
Albany , NY  12208
United States
(518) 262-9777
(518) 264-9782 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


BS, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (1998)
MHS, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (2000)
MD, Jefferson Medical College (2008)
PhD, Physiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (2009)
Intern, General Surgery, Yale School of Medicine (2008-2009)
Resident, General Surgery, Yale School of Medicine (2009 - 2012 )
Chief Resident, General Surgery, Yale School of Medicine (2012-2013)
Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery, NYU Medical Center (2013- 2016)
Clinical Instructor: Thoracic transplant, ECMO, MCS (2016-2017)
Assistant Professor of Surgery: SUNY Downstate (2017-2019)
Assistant Professor of Surgery: Albany Medical College (2019 - present)

Other Interests

Valvular Disease (Repair and Replacement)
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Aortic Disease
Heart Failure
Ventricular Assist Devices and ECMO
Coronary Artery Disease


  • Treatment and natural history of thoracic aortic disease
  • Inflammatory and remodeling mechanisms of cardiovascular disease
  • Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Thoracic Transplant¬†

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Transplant
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Basic science