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Allan M. Lans, DO

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Dr. Allan Lans, after 20 years of Family Practice, studied psychiatry at St. Luke’s Hospital in NYC. Now a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and Fellow of the American Academy of Addiction Medicine, he practices as a part of the staff at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Lans’ teaching appointment is Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.



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Consulting Psychiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


American Medical Association
New York State & County Medical Associations
American Psychiatric Association
American Society of Addiction Medicine
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law


American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
American Society of Addiction Medicine
American Osteopathic Board Family Practice


D.O., University of Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa
B.A., New York University


Internship, College Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa


Residency in Psychiatry, St. Luke’s Hospital, New York, NY

State Licensure



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Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 11, 2024, Dr. Lans reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.