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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Thinn Hlaing is a cardiologist/cardiac electrophysiologist who treats patients in Lake Success, New York, and the surrounding communities. He is board certified in American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. In addition, he is also board certified in National Board of Echocardiogrphy, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
  • Dr. Hlaing graduated form, University of Medicine, Mandalay. He completed, internal medicine residency at Lankenau Hospital. He completed fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Hospital Programs. In addition he completed Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York.
  • He has published articles in the field of cardiac arrhythmias. He received the Sodi Award in Clinical Electrophysiology from the University of Miami School of Medicine and was a finalist for the Jos Willems Young Investigator Award by the International Society of Computerized Electrocardiology in 2005.
  • Dr. Hlaing is a Faculty Group Practice member at NYU Langone Long Island Cardiac Care and currently maintains hospital privileges at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, New York, and NYU Langone Medical Center.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - University of Medicine Mandalay
  • Lankenau Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
  • University of Miami Hospital, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Fellowship in Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (Internal Medicine)
  • Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography

Awards and Publications

  • Thinn Hlaing, Tara DiMino, Lee Greenspon, Xiaojing Zhao, Peter R. Kowey, Gan-Xin Yan: The QT and Tp-e intervals in left and right chest leads: Comparison between patients with Systemic and Pulmonary Hypertension (J Electrocardiology. 2005 Oct;38(4 Suppl):154-8).
  • Thinn Hlaing, Tara DiMino, Gan-Xin Yan, Peter Kowey: The ECG Repolarization Waves: Their Genesis and Clinical Implications (Review Article - Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology: 2005 Apr;10(2):211-23).
  • Nagesh Chopraa, Tao Yanga, Thinn Hlaing, Parisa Asgharib, Edwin D. Mooreb, Sabine Hukea, Brandy Akinc, Robert A. Cattolicad,Claudio F. Pereze, Barbara E. C. Knollmann-Ritschelf, Larry R. Jonesc, Isaac N. Pessahd, Paul D. Allene, Clara Franzini-Armstrongg, and Bjorn C. Knollmanna: Ablation of triadin causes loss of cardiac Ca2_release units, impaired excitation– contraction coupling, and cardiac arrhythmias: (PNAC: on line pub; March 28,2009)
  • Nagesh Chopra, Prince J. Kannankeril, Tao Yang, Thinn Hlaing, Izabela Holinstat, Kristen Ettensohn, Karl Pfeifer, Brandy Akin, Larry R. Jones, Clara Franzini-Armstrong, and Bjorn C. Knollmann: Modest Reductions of Cardiac Calsequestrin Increase Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ca2+-Leak Independent of Luminal Ca2+and Trigger Ventricular Arrhythmias in Mice (CIRCRESAHA/2007/157552-R1)
  • Björn C. Knollmann, Nagesh Chopra, Thinn Hlaing, Brandy Akin, Tao Yang, Kristen Ettensohn, Barbara E.C. Knollmann, Kenneth D. Horton, Neil J. Weissman, Izabela Holinstat, Wei Zhang, Dan M. Roden, Larry R. Jones, Clara Franzini-Armstrong and Karl Pfeifer: Casq2 deletion causes sarcoplasmic reticulum volume increase, premature Ca2+ release, and catecholaminergic Polymorphic ventriculartachycardia. (J Clin Invest. 2006 Sep;116(9):2510-20. Epub 2006 Aug 24).
  • Gan-Xin Yan, Ajay Joshi, Donglin Guo, Thinn Hlaing, Jack Martin, Xiaoping Xu and Peter Kowey: Phase 2 Reentry as a Trigger to Initiate Ventricular Fibrillation During Early Acute Myocardial Ischemia (An original article –Circulation: 2004;110:1036-1041).

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • Royal College of Physicians

Language Spoken

  • English