Luz P. Angel, M.D.

Dr. Luz Angel is an attending surgeon at The North Shore University Hospital since 2001. A graduate of Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine, Dr. Angel completed a General Surgery residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and a Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Her clinical interests include carcinoma of the colon, rectum and anus, inflammatory bowel disease, complex anal and rectal procedures, constipation, fecal incontinence, anal physiologic testing and transrectal ultrasound. She is an expert in female pelvic floor dysfunction. Dr. Angel has published articles in a variety of professional journals including International Surgery, The American Journal of Surgery, Oncology Research, the Journal of Surgical Research and Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. She is also fluent in Spanish.


New York University School of Medicine,
New York, New York
Doctorate in Medicine, June 1995

Columbia University, New York, New York
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, June 1991

Attending Surgeon

July 2002 to Present
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhasset, NY
Assistant Attending of Surgery

July 2004 to present
Assistant Director, Residency Program Colon and Rectal Surgery

Academic Appointment

July 2005 to Present
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


July 2001 to June 2002
St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York
Colon and Rectal Surgery


July 1995 to May 2001
Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Surgery, New York, New York General Surgery

Research Experience

July 1998 to June 1999
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Institute for Gene Therapy and Molecular Medicine, New York, New York
Research Fellow

Medical Licensure

July 1996

Board Certification

October 2004
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

September 2002
American Board of Surgery

Professional Society Membership

American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Fellow
Member, Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Inc.
Member, New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery


1. Divino CM, Angel LP, Brower ST, Chen SH: Characterization of a novel immunocytolytic factor secreted by pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Oncol Res. 1999; 11 (11-12): 489-95.

2. Angel LP, Divino CM, Brower ST, Chen SH: A novel immunocytolytic factor secreted by pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Surg Res. 2000 Jun 15; 91(2):154-8.

3. Divino CM, Park IS, Angel LP et al: Mesenteric vein thrombosis: A retrospective study of diagnosis and management. Amer J of Surg 2001 Jan; 181 (1): 20-3.

4. Shetgiri P, Angel L, Lebenthal A, Divino CM: Cecal diverticulitis: a case report and review of the literature. Int Surg 2001 Jul-Sep; 86(3): 191-4.

5. Coady-Fariborzian L, Angel LP, Procaccino JA. Perforated colon secondary to virtual colonoscopy: report of a case. Dis Colon Rectum 2004 Jul; 47(7): 1247-9.

6. Angel LP, DeGraff-Johnson M, Krishnasastry K, Setton A, Procaccino JA: Case Report: Intraperitoneal Hemorrhage after Endovascular Embolization of a Cerebellar Hemangioblastoma. Surgical Rounds 2006 July; 334-337.

7. Nicholson Y, Angel LP, Caliendo F, Procaccino JA, Giant Sigmoid Diverticulitis and Review of the Literature: A Case Report, Surgical Rounds 2007 May; 224 – 228.

8. Nguyen SQ, Angel LP, Divino CM, Schluender S, Warner RR: Surgery in Malignant Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. J Surg Oncol 2007 Oct 1;96(5):397-403.

Book Chapters

1. Serur A, Caliendo F, Angel L, procaccino J. “Chronic Ulcerative Colitis”. Cameron JL ( ed): Current Surgical Therapy, 9th edition. In press.


1. Angel LP, Divino CM, Brower ST, Warner R: Pancreatic Malignant Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Ten Year Experience. The Society of Surgical Oncology, New Orleans, LA, March 2000.

2. Angel LP, Divino CM, Brower ST, Warner R: Pancreatic Malignant Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Ten Year Experience. 13th International Symposium on Regulatory Peptides, Caims, Australia, October 2000.

3. Angel LP, Divino CM, Brower ST, Chen SH. A Novel Immunocytolytic Factor Secreted by Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Annual meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 1999.

Guest Speaker

1. Lecturer at Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, February 2003.
2. Lecturer at Perfecting Faith Church Health Forum August 14, 2004.
3. Lecturer at Pathways Women’s Health May 5, 2005.
4. Lecturer at Women’s Health Conference, “Colon Cancer in Women, The Need for Awareness”, May 19, 2005.
5. Lecturer at Current Issues in GI & Liver Diseases 2005, Garden City Hotel, “Anorectal Disorders in Women” Oct 15, 2005.
6. Lecturer at “Baby Boomers Beware: Colorectal Cancer Claiming Tens of Millions of Victims”, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, March 16, 2006.

Podium Presentation

1. Nguyen S, Angel LP, Divino CM, Brower ST, Warner R: Pancreatic Malignant Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Ten Year Experience. New York Surgical Society meeting, New York City November 10, 2004. POSTER PRESENTATION 1. RJ Dring, LP Angel, JA Procaccino, V Scarmato. CT Angiography: A New Modality in the Localization of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. First prize, New York Society Colorectal Surgeons resident’s Night March 31, 2005.