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Bernard Park, MD 1275 York Avenue

NY

Contact Info

1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Phone
212-639-2000

Bernard Park, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

specialist

Dr. Park is Deputy Chief of Clinical Affairs of the Thoracic Surgery Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He was Co-Chief of Thoracic Oncology at the John Theurer Cancer Center, and is considered a world leader in robotic video-assisted thoracic surgery. He specializes in surgery of the chest, lungs, esophagus, and mediastinum. Dr. Park received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, and a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at Cornell University. He also completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Park is a member of professional societies such as the American Association of Cancer Research, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American College of Surgeons, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Contact Info

1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Phone
212-639-2000

Certifications

Certfication
Cardio and Thoracic Surgery
Certfication
General Surgery

Education

University Name
University of Pennsylvania
Degree
MD
University Name
Georgetown University
Degree
BS

Fellowship

Hospital Name
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Section
Surgical Oncology
Hospital Name
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Residency

Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Section
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
Cornell University

Bruno N Cole, MD, FACS Princeton Primary Urgent Cancer Center

NJ

Contact Info

Princeton Primary Urgent Cancer Center, 707 Alexander Rd Suite 201
New Jersey, NJ 08540
Phone

Bruno N Cole, MD, FACS

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro

specialist

Dr. Bruno N. Cole is a board certified thoracic surgeon whose clinical interests include mesothelioma. He is affiliated with University Medical Center at Princeton, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Cole completed residences at new York University Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, followed by fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Cole has been in practice for nearly 40 years and is licensed in New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina. He founded the Princeton Primary & Urgent Care Center in 2001 and in 2012 was initiated as Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Contact Info

Princeton Primary Urgent Cancer Center, 707 Alexander Rd Suite 201
New Jersey, NJ 08540
Phone

Certifications

Certfication
Thoracic/Cardiac Surgery
Certfication
General Surgery

Education

University Name
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Degree
Medical Degree

Fellowship

Hospital Name
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Hospital Name
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

Residency

Hospital Name
University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ, Newark, NJ
Hospital Name
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
Hospital Name
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

NH

Contact Info

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
Phone
603-650-8537

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD

specialist

Dr. Erkmen is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center, as well as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Dartmouth University’s Geisel School of Medicine. Dr. Erkmen received her medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Dr. Erkmen is board certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery. Her research interests include thoracic oncology, esophageal surgery, minimally invasive techniques, and intraoperative thoracic imaging.

Contact Info

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
Phone
603-650-8537

Academic Appts

University Name
Dartmouth University’s Geisel School of Medicine
Academic Title
Assistant Professor
Section
Surgery

Certifications

Certfication
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Education

University Name
UCLA School of Medicine
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Cancer/Oncology
Interest
Gastrointestinal & Pancreatic Cancer
Interest
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Fellowship

Section
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
Brigham & Women\\\'s Hospital

Residency

Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
Brigham & Women\\\'s Hospital

Daniel H. Sterman, MD NYU Clinical Cancer Center - 160 East 34th Street

NY

Contact Info

NYU Clinical Cancer Center - 160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone
212-731-6000

Daniel H. Sterman, MD

NYU Cancer Institute / NYU Langone Medical Center

specialist

Dr. Sterman is member of the faculty at the departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery (CT Surgery) and Medicine (Pulmy&CCM Div) at the NYU Langone Medical Center. He was Director of Interventional Pulmonary Services and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. He is the Clinical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Gene Therapy Program. Dr. Sterman specializes in mesothelioma, interventional pulmonology, lung cancer and critical care.  He is currently focusing his clinical research on thoracic malignancies, how thoracic malignancies are related to molecular medicine, and methods to advance the technologies in Interventional Pulmonology. Dr. Sterman has recently started a series of clinical trials with the goal of determining if genetic immunotherapy is a possible treatment option for diseases such as mesothelioma.  He also has research interests in gene therapy and vaccine therapy for lung cancer and therapies for pleural malignancies such as mesothelioma. Dr. Sterman received his medical degree from Cornell University. He completed a residency and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, and is board certified in critical care, internal medicine and pulmonary disease. Dr. Sterman has received the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Associate Physician Award, and has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Doctors in America since 2005.

Contact Info

NYU Clinical Cancer Center - 160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone
212-731-6000

Academic Appts

University Name
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Academic Title
Associate Professor
Section
Medicine
University Name
NYU
Academic Title
Departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery (CT Surgery) and Medicine (Pulmy&CCM Div)

Certifications

Certfication
Critical Care
Certfication
Pulmonary Disease
Certfication
Internal Medicine

Education

University Name
Cornell University
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Plural Disease and Mesothelioma
Interest
Interventional Pulmonology
Interest
Medical Critical Care
Interest
Lung Cancer

Fellowship

Hospital Name
University of Pennsylvania

Residency

Hospital Name
University of Pennsylvania

David J. Sugarbaker, MD Baylor College of Medicine

TX

Contact Info

Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
Phone
713-798-4951

David J. Sugarbaker, MD

specialist

Dr. Sugarbaker is one of the top mesothelioma experts in the country. As Director of the Texas Lung Institute at the Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Thoracic Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, his research focuses on malignant pleural mesothelioma and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Sugarbaker received his medical degree from Cornell University. He then completed a residency in surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, as well as residencies in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery at Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Sugarbaker also completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Center, and a fellowship in surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Sugarbaker’s research pioneered multi-modal cancer treatment as a combination of surgery with chemotherapy as well as radiation therapy. His other research interests include lung volume reduction surgery, minimally invasive surgery and video-assisted thoracic surgery. Dr. Sugarbaker is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery, and has been named one of Castle Connolly’s "America's Top Doctors" since 2002. He has authored or co-authored over 260 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters about the treatment of mesothelioma and other forms of cancer.

Contact Info

Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
Phone
713-798-4951

Certifications

Certfication
General Surgery
Certfication
Thoracic Surgery

Education

University Name
Cornell University
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Mesothelioma
Interest
Thoracic Surgery
Interest
Esophageal Cancer
Interest
Lung Volume Reduction
Interest
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Fellowship

Section
Gastroenterology
Hospital Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Center
Section
Surgery
Hospital Name
Brigham and Women\\\'s Hospital

Residency

Section
Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery
Hospital Name
Toronto General Hospital
Section
Surgery
Hospital Name
Brigham and Women\\\'s Hospital

David M. Jablons, MD, FACS UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

CA

Contact Info

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone
415-885-3882

David M. Jablons, MD, FACS

specialist

Dr. Jablons is a thoracic oncologist who serves as the University of California, San Francisco’s Chief of General Thoracic Surgery and Program Leader of Thoracic Oncology, as well as Director of UCSF’s Thoracic Oncology Lab. He specializes in the treatment of mesothelioma and other cancers. Dr. Jablons received his medical degree from Albany Medical College of Union University New York. After completing surgery residencies and fellowships, he joined the U.S. Navy and served as a commander and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Naval Hospital at Oakland at Oak Knoll. He was recruited by UCSF in 1995 to build the school’s thoracic surgery and oncology program, and was named Chief of General Thoracic Surgery in 1997. Dr. Jablons was included on U.S. News & World Report’s list of America's Top Doctors, and is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Association for Cancer Research and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. He has authored or co-authored over 160 journal articles related to the treatment of mesothelioma and other types of cancer.

Contact Info

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone
415-885-3882

Certifications

Certfication
American Board of Surgery
Certfication
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Education

University Name
Yale University
Degree
BA
University Name
Albany Medical College of Union University
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Esophagectomy
Interest
Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma
Interest
Carcinoid Tumors
Interest
Esophageal Cancer
Interest
Chest Wall Tumors

Fellowship

Section
Thoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Section
Surgical Oncology
Hospital Name
National Cancer Institute
Section
Lung Transplantation
Hospital Name
Brigham & Women\\\'s Hospital

Residency

Section
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
Weill Cornell University Medical Center
Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
Tufts University/New England Medical Center
Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
Oak Knoll Naval Hospital

Frank C. Detterbeck, MD, FACS, FCCP Yale University, Department of Thoracic Surgery

CT

Contact Info

Yale University, Department of Thoracic Surgery, 330 Cedar Street, BB 205
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone
203-785-4931

Frank C. Detterbeck, MD, FACS, FCCP

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven

specialist

Dr. Detterbeck serves as Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Director of Thoracic Oncology at the Yale University School of Medicine’s Smilow Cancer Hospital. With 30 years of experience as a thoracic surgeon, he specializes in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, chest wall tumors and mesothelioma. Dr. Detterbeck received his medical degree from the University of Michigan, and completed fellowships in thoracic transplantation and cardiothoracic surgery at the University of North Carolina. He also completed a residency at the Virginia Mason Clinic, becoming the hospital’s chief resident in general surgery. Dr. Detterbeck has written over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He has been listed in Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors” and AcademicKeys’ “Who’s Who in Medicine Higher Education,” and has received numerous awards from UNC and Yale.

Contact Info

Yale University, Department of Thoracic Surgery, 330 Cedar Street, BB 205
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone
203-785-4931

Certifications

Certfication
General Surgery

Education

University Name
University of Michigan
Degree
BS
University Name
Northwestern University
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Lung
Interest
Thoracic Surgery
Interest
Chest Wall Tumors
Interest
Mesothelioma
Interest
Mediastinal Tumors
Interest
Esophagus

Fellowship

Section
Thoracic Transplantation, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
University of North Carolina

Residency

Section
Surgery
Hospital Name
Virginia Mason Clinic

James V. Lettera, MD 48 East Avenue, Suite 3A

CT

Contact Info

48 East Avenue, Suite 3A
Norwalk, CT 0685
Phone
203-803-2332

James V. Lettera, MD

St. Vincent Hospital and Health Center

specialist

Dr. Lettera is a thoracic and vascular surgeon whose specialties include the treatment of pulmonary and esophageal malignancies (such as mesothelioma). He practices medicine in the Bridgeport and Norwalk community of Connecticut, where he’s associated with the Connecticut Vascular & Thoracic Surgical Associates, Bridgeport Hospital, and St. Vincent’s Medical Center. A native of New York, Dr. Lettera attended medical school at Georgetown University, was a resident at St. Vincent’s Hospital & Medical Center (New York), and completed his fellowship at the University of Miami School Of Medicine. He is board-certified in general and thoracic surgery and certified in robotic thoracic surgery. Dr. Lettera is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Contact Info

48 East Avenue, Suite 3A
Norwalk, CT 0685
Phone
203-803-2332

Certifications

Certfication
AmBd of Thoracic Surgery CTS

Education

University Name
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical School

Residency

Hospital Name
Univ of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Residency
Hospital Name
St. Vincent's Hospital & Med. Ctr. - NY, Residency

Jean-Phillippe Bocage, MD Thoracic Group

NJ

Contact Info

Thoracic Group, 35 Clyde Road, Suite 104
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone
732-247-3002

Jean-Phillippe Bocage, MD

specialist

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.

Contact Info

Thoracic Group, 35 Clyde Road, Suite 104
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone
732-247-3002

Academic Appts

University Name
Drexel University Medical School
Academic Title
Assistant Clinical Professor
Section
Professor
University Name
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Academic Title
Clinical Assistant Professor
Section
Professor

Certifications

Certfication
General Surgery
Certfication
Thoracic Surgery

Education

University Name
George Washington University
Degree
BS
University Name
Rutgers University
Degree
MD

Residency

Section
General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Joan H. Schiller, MD UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

TX

Contact Info

UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2201 Inwood Rd., Suite 106
Dallas, TX 75390
Phone
214-645-4673

Joan H. Schiller, MD

specialist

A specialist in the treatment of mesothelioma, Dr. Schiller is Chief of the Hematology/Oncology Division at UT Southwestern Medical Center, as well as Deputy Director of the Simmons Cancer Center. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.  Dr. Schiller has done extensive research investigating drug development and experimental therapeutics for lung cancer.  She has been involved in clinical trials that used radiation therapy to treat lung cancer patients, a treatment that can also be used for patients with mesothelioma. Dr. Schiller received her medical degree from the University of Illinois. She then completed a residency in internal medicine from Northwestern Hospital, as well as a fellowship in oncology from the University of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center. Dr. Schiller has authored or co-authored numerous articles related to the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. She was named one of the Best Doctors in America in 2012, and one of America's Top Doctors for Cancer in 2013.

Contact Info

UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2201 Inwood Rd., Suite 106
Dallas, TX 75390
Phone
214-645-4673

Certifications

Certfication
Internal Medicine
Certfication
Medical Oncology

Education

University Name
University of Illinois
Degree
MD

Fellowship

Section
Oncology
Hospital Name
University of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center

Residency

Section
Internal Medicine
Hospital Name
Northwestern Hospital

Joseph S. Friedberg, MD Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Wright-Saunders Building, Suite 266

PA

Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Wright-Saunders Building, Suite 266, 51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone
215-662-9195

Joseph S. Friedberg, MD

specialist

A mesothelioma specialist, Dr. Friedberg was appointed as Division Head of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Maryland in September 2014. He was Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Co-Director of the Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program, as well as an Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery. He is one of the leaders in the search for new treatments for patients with lung cancer and pleural diseases, including mesothelioma. Dr. Friedberg focuses his clinical research on developing more effective treatments for mesothelioma patients.  Dr Friedberg has pioneered the use of photodynamic therapy along with surgery to treat mesothelioma. Currently, he is involved in clinical trials that are investigating the use of lasers and photodynamic therapy.  Dr. Friedberg also has expertise in open and minimally invasive cancer surgeries. Dr. Friedberg received his medical degree from Harvard University. He completed a residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Brigham & Women's Hospital. Dr. Friedberg was recognized as one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly from 2007-2013, and was recognized as one of America's Top Doctors for Cancer in 2009. He has also authored or co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Friedberg is a member of numerous professional societies including the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Thoracic Surgery, and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.    

Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Wright-Saunders Building, Suite 266, 51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone
215-662-9195

Academic Appts

University Name
University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine
Academic Title
Associate Professor
Section
Thoracic Surgery

Certifications

Certfication
Thoracic Surgery
Certfication
General Surgery

Education

University Name
Harvard University
Degree
MD

Fellowship

Section
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
Brigham & Women\'s Hospital

Residency

Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
Massachusetts General Hospital

Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD 1184 Fifth Ave. 1st floor

NY

Contact Info

1184 Fifth Ave. 1st floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone

Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD

specialist

Contact Info

1184 Fifth Ave. 1st floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone

Certifications

Certfication
Radiation Oncology

Education

University Name
Yale University School of Medicine
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Anal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Laryngeal Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Pancreatic Cancer, Skin Cancer, Throat Cancer, Thymoma, Thyroid Cancer, Tongue Cancer.

Residency

Section
Radiation Oncology
Hospital Name
Harvard Medical School

Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS Temple University School of Medicine

PA

Contact Info

Temple University School of Medicine, 3500 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone
215-707-7000

Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS

specialist

Dr. Kaiser is Dean of the Temple University School of Medicine, and an internationally renowned thoracic surgeon. He specializes in the treatment of malignant mesothelioma, lung cancer, and mediastinal tumors. Dr. Kaiser received his medical degree from Tulane University. He completed a residency in general surgery at the University of California at Los Angeles, and another in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Toronto. He also completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at UCLA. In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Kaiser is an experienced hospital administrator who currently serves as CEO of the Temple University Health System and Senior Executive Vice President for the Health Sciences. Dr. Kaiser has authored or co-authored more than 250 peer-reviewed journal articles and 14 books concerning the surgical treatment of mesothelioma and other forms of cancer. He is a member of professional societies such as the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and is board certified in cardiothoracic surgery.

Contact Info

Temple University School of Medicine, 3500 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone
215-707-7000

Academic Appts

University Name
Dean of the Temple University School of Medicine

Certifications

Certfication
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education

University Name
Tulane University
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Mediastinal Tumors
Interest
Lung Cancer
Interest
Malignant Mesothelioma

Fellowship

Section
Surgical Oncology
Hospital Name
University of California, Los Angeles

Residency

Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
University of California, Los Angeles
Section
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
University of Toronto

Mark D. Widmann, MD North Jersey Thoracic Surgical Associates

NJ

Contact Info

North Jersey Thoracic Surgical Associates, 100 Madison Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone
973-644-4844

Mark D. Widmann, MD

specialist

A mesothelioma specialist, Dr. Widmann is a thoracic surgeon at North Jersey Thoracic Surgical Associates and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. Dr. Widmann received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a medical degree from Yale University. He completed residencies in general surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital and cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Iowa, and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Yale University. Dr. Widmann is board certified in thoracic surgery, and is a member of professional groups such as the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society of Thoracic Surgery.

Contact Info

North Jersey Thoracic Surgical Associates, 100 Madison Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone
973-644-4844

Academic Appts

University Name
Columbia University
Academic Title
Assistant Clinical Professor
Section
Surgery

Certifications

Certfication
Thoracic Surgery

Education

University Name
Yale University
Degree
MD
University Name
Duke University
Degree
BA

Fellowship

Section
Vascular Surgery
Hospital Name
Yale University

Residency

Section
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
University of Iowa
Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
Yale-New Haven Hospital

Michael R. Grey, MD The Hospital of Central Connecticut

CT

Contact Info

The Hospital of Central Connecticut, 100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT 06050
Phone
860-224-5661

Michael R. Grey, MD

specialist

Dr. Grey is Chief of Medicine at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. He has served on the faculty of Tufts University School of Medicine and as a clinical professor at the Yale University School of Nursing. Dr. Grey received his medical degree at the University of Connecticut, as well as a master's degree in public health at the University of Washington in Seattle. He then completed his residency at the Cambridge Hospital in Massachusetts, and a fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Grey is board certified in internal medicine, as well as occupational and environmental medicine. He previously served as medical director at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, and a physician specializing in internal and occupational medicine. He is a specialist in the treatment of mesothelioma.

Contact Info

The Hospital of Central Connecticut, 100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT 06050
Phone
860-224-5661

Certifications

Certfication
Occupational Medicine
Certfication
Internal Medicine

Education

University Name
University of Washington
Degree
MD
University Name
University Of Connecticut
Degree
MD

Fellowship

Hospital Name
University of Washington

Residency

Hospital Name
Cambridge Hospital, Massachusetts

Robert J. Caccavale, MD Thoracic Group

NJ

Contact Info

Thoracic Group, 35 Clyde Road, Suite 104
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone
732-247-3002

Robert J. Caccavale, MD

specialist

Dr. Caccavale is a board-certified thoracic surgeon, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a surgeon at Thoracic Group, P.A., which specializes in minimally invasive chest surgery. He is an expert in video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). VATS is used to diagnose mesothelioma and remove cancerous pleura. The Thoracic Group is associated with Somerset Medical Center, St. Peter’s University Hospital, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Caccavale is an advisor of the LungCare Comprehensive Cancer Program at CentraState Medical Center and a co-director at the Lung Center Program at Steeplechase Cancer Center. He is also a professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Drexel University.

Contact Info

Thoracic Group, 35 Clyde Road, Suite 104
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone
732-247-3002

Academic Appts

University Name
Drexel University Medical School
Academic Title
Assistant Clinical Professor
Section
Professor
University Name
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Academic Title
Clinical Assistant
Section
Professor

Certifications

Certfication
Thoracic Surgery

Education

University Name
State University of New York at Buffalo
Degree
MD

Fellowship

Hospital Name
Downstate Medical Center

Residency

Section
General Surgery
Hospital Name
New York University
Section
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital Name
State University of New York at Brooklyn

Scott N. Gettinger, MD Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

CT

Contact Info

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, South Frontage Road and Park Street 4th Floor Multispecialty Care Center
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone
203-200-5864

Scott N. Gettinger, MD

specialist

Dr. Gettinger is an Associate Professor in Medicine at Yale University’s Smilow Cancer Hospital, specializing in Medical Oncology. His research covers multidisciplinary disease programs for head and neck and lung cancer, as well as clinical trials exploring new treatments for patients with lung cancer. He is a specialist in the treatment of mesothelioma. Dr. Gettinger earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Brooklyn College. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, as well as a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the same hospital. Dr. Gettinger is board certified in medical oncology, and is also eligible for certification in hematology. In addition, he was named one of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Top Doctors.”

Contact Info

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, South Frontage Road and Park Street 4th Floor Multispecialty Care Center
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone
203-200-5864

Certifications

Certfication
Medical Oncology

Education

University Name
Trinity College
Degree
BS
University Name
SUNY Brooklyn
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Chest Wall Tumors
Interest
Thyroid Cancer
Interest
Lung Cancer
Interest
Mesothelioma
Interest
Head/Neck Cancer

Fellowship

Section
Medical Oncology/Hematology
Hospital Name
Beth Israel Medical Center

Residency

Section
Internal Medicine
Hospital Name
Beth Israel Medical Center

Steven M. Albelda, MD University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Penn Lung Center

PA

Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Penn Lung Center, 3615 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone
215-573-9933

Steven M. Albelda, MD

specialist

Dr. Albelda is Director of the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center’s Thoracic Oncology Research Laboratory, as well as Associate Chief of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care. He is considered a specialist in the treatment of mesothelioma. His laboratory uses developments in the fields of molecular biology, immunotherapy and gene therapy to design new treatment strategies for lung cancer and thoracic malignancies such as mesothelioma. Dr. Albelda received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also completed his residency and fellowship. The university's cancer center was named one of the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Dr. Albelda has authored or co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, and has been awarded the National Institutes of Health's Physician-Scientist Award.

Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Penn Lung Center, 3615 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone
215-573-9933

Certifications

Certfication
Pulmonary Disease
Certfication
Internal Medicine
Certfication
Critical Care

Education

University Name
Williams College
Degree
BA
University Name
University of Pennsylvania
Degree
MD

Expertise

Interest
Mesothelioma
Interest
Lung Cancer

Fellowship

Hospital Name
University of Pennsylvania

Residency

Hospital Name
University of Pennsylvania

Thomas James Lynch, MD 55 Fruit Street

Ma

Contact Info

55 Fruit Street
Boston, Ma 02114
Phone
877-726-5130

Thomas James Lynch, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

specialist

Dr. Lynch has been appointed CEO and chairman of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, effective Sept. 1. He served as the Director of the Yale University Cancer Center, as well as Chief Physician at Yale’s Smilow Cancer Hospital. The research into personalized medicine performed by Dr. Lynch and his team has included developing molecular profiles of lung tumors, allowing researchers to predict a tumor’s response to targeted anti-cancer drugs. Before his tenure at Yale, Dr. Lynch served as a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Hematology/Oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Dr. Lynch is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He is a specialist in the treatment of mesothelioma. He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. He has authored or co-authored nearly 200 scientific journal articles, review articles and book chapters.

Contact Info

55 Fruit Street
Boston, Ma 02114
Phone
877-726-5130

Certifications

Certfication
Internal Medicine
Certfication
Medical Oncology

Education

University Name
Yale University
Degree
BS, MD

Fellowship

Section
Medical Oncology
Hospital Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Residency

Hospital Name
Massachusetts General Hospital
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