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Roberto M. Lang, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging Laboratory

Roberto M. Lang, MD, is an internationally renowned cardiologist and specialist in echocardiography, the study of heart function using sound waves. Dr. Lang uses his vast knowledge of cardiac imaging techniques to evaluate patients with a wide variety of heart conditions, including heart failure and valve disease. Dr. Lang was a pioneer in the development of three-dimensional echocardiography, a state-of-the-art method to observe heart function. He is a past president of the American Society of Echocardiography. In addition, he has been named one of the top cardiologists in Chicago by Chicago magazine. Dr Lang is currently in charge of the Valve Clinic, where he actively collaborates with interventional cardiologists, as well as cardiac and vascular surgeons, to treat patients with structural heart disease and percutaneous aortic stenosis.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

University Nacional de Buenos Aires


Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel


Sapir Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel
University of Wisconsin Medical Center


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Society of Echocardiography
American College of Cardiology--Fellow
American College of Physicians
American Federation of Clinical Research
Central Society for Clinical Research
Chicago Heart Association
Heart Failure Society of America

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-1842

Office Fax

(773) 702-1034

Office Postal Address

Roberto M. Lang, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6080
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Lang

Dr. Lang was part of a 17-member team of heart specialists that came together to perform a non-surgical transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI), giving one woman a new chance at life. Read the story.

Dr. Lang is featured in a video where he discusses 3D echocardiography, the latest technology for observing the heart in motion. Lang discusses how 3D Echo is used to diagnose heart disease, prepare for heart surgery and to guide surgeons during some procedures.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Lang's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.