William C. Feng

William C. Feng, MD


Cardiac Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Medical School

Brown University School of Medical


Rhode Island Hospital
University of Alabama Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery


More about William C. Feng, MD


Dr. William Feng has over 30 years of experience as a cardiothoracic surgeon. Board-certified in surgery and thoracic surgery, he provides expert surgical treatments for heart, lung and chest conditions.

Before joining Stamford Health, he worked as a cardiothoracic surgeon and director of the Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Rhode Island Hospital. His ICU received the Beacon Award, the highest national honor individual units, twice while under his leadership. Furthermore, Dr. Feng holds a doctor of science in microbiology from Harvard University.

Dr. Feng helps advance the future of cardiothoracic medicine through research and medical education. He has completed research about new approaches and techniques for cardiothoracic surgery. He also teaches new surgeons, physician assistants and nurses, passing down his knowledge to the next generation of healthcare providers.

Published Work

Feng WC, Singh AK, Moran 1M: Tricuspid regurgitation with postinfarction ventricular septal defect. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 49:659-660, 1990.

Feng WC, Singh AK, Drew T, Donat W: Swan-Ganz catheter-induced massive hemoptysis and pulmonary artery false aneurysm. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 502644, 1990.

Feng WC, Singh AK. Management of endobronchial hemorrhage. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 1991;51:1046. (Letters to the Editor)

Singh AK, Feng WC, Sanofsky SJ: Long-term results of St. Jude Medical valve in the tricuspid position. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 1992;54:538-540.

Bert AA, Feng WC and Singh AK. The role of erythropoietin in Jehovah's witnesses requiring cardiac surgery. J Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia. 1993;7195-102.

Singh AK, Dissly CA, Singh AK 11, Feng WC. Results of mitral valve replacement for mitral regurgitation with preservation of the posterior lea?et. Chest. 1993;103:3276.

Feng WC, Singh AK, Bert AA, Sanofsky SJ, Crowley JP: Perioperative paraplegia and multi-organ failure from heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 1993;55:1555-7.

Sanofsky SJ, Feng WC, Singh AK. A technique for internal mammary artery -coronary artery anastomoses. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon. 1993;3:41.

Singh AK, Feng WC, Bert AA, Rotenberg FA. Warm body, cold heart: myocardial revascularization in 2383 consecutive patients. J Cardiovasc. Surg. 1993;34:415-21.

Feng WC, Singh AK, Chmielewski CA, Berger EE. Erosion of epicardium by intrapericardially placed ICD patch. Ann. Thor. Surg. 1993;56:1443-4.

Feng WC, Singh AK. Intraoperative use of end-tidal carbon dioxide tension to assess cardiac output. J Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 1994;108:991-2.

Feng WC. Bert AA, Browning RA, Singh AK. Open cardiac massage and periresuscitative cardiopulmonary bypass for cardiac arrest following cardiac surgery. J Cardiovasc. Surg. 1995;36:319-31.

Singh AK, Bert AA, Feng WC, Rotenberg F. Stroke during coronary artery bypass grafting using hypothermic versus normothermic perfusion. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 1995;59:849.

Feng WC, Singh AK. Perioperative use of carbon dioxide production in cardiac surgery. J Thor Cardiovasc. Surg. 1995; 10:875 (Letters to the Editor)

Feng W. Coady M. Epicardial tachosil patch repair of ventricular rupture in a 90 year old after mitral valve replacement. Ann Thorac. Surg. 2016; 10112361-3.


  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • New England Surgical Society

Academic Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University School of Medicine



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