Dr. Jean Philippe Bocage, a board certified thoracic surgeon, is one of the country’s leading specialists in Video Thoracic Surgery (VATS). VATS, a type of minimally invasive surgery, can be used to both diagnose mesothelioma and remove cancerous pleura.
Dr. Bocage is a partner at Thoracic Group, PA in Somerset, NJ, and his hospital affiliations include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset Medical Center, and CentraState Medical Center. He is a clinical professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Drexel University.
Dr. Bocage completed the entirety of his medical training and education at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (Rutgers), ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” for six consecutive years.
As a foremost VATS expert, Dr. Bocage been published widely, with research appearing in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy, among others. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.