Dr. Schumacher provides academic mentoring and research training for surgical residents, post-doctoral fellows and undergraduate students. Dr. Schumacher’s current mentees include:
Christina Costantino, MD
Asishana Osho, MD, MPH
Larisa Shagabayeva, MD
Lillian Tsai, MD
About Lana Schumacher-Beal, MD
Lana Schumacher-Beal, MD, received her medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. She completed her surgical internship and residency at Stanford University Hospital and her cardiothoracic fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She completed additional training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Schumacher is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. She has extensive experience in minimally invasive approaches to esophageal and lung diseases. Her expertise lies in advancing robotic thoracic techniques for the treatment of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, benign esophageal disorders and mediastinal diseases. Dr. Schumacher runs a scholarship for the Women in Thoracic Surgery for robotic surgery training. She also serves on faculty for the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Graham Foundation Robotic Fellowship.
Recent honors and distinctions include participation in the 2018 AATS Leadership Academy and 2015 Pittsburgh Hero Award for Innovation in Medicine.
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