Thoracic & Esophageal Surgery


Our faculty and staff are actively involved in research studies and publish extensively.

Recent Publications

Narrative review of socioeconomic and racial disparities in the treatment of early stage lung cancer

Minimally invasive transhiatal esophagectomy

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for patients with stage i non-small cell lung cancer is applicable to more tumors than sublobar resection

Commentary: Quantifying “fit for esophagectomy”—Grasping for more metrics

Racial Disparities in Rates of Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: a Study from the National Cancer Database

Development and validation of a prediction model for stroke, cardiac, and mortality risk after non-cardiac surgery

Association of Race with Lung Cancer Risk among Adults Undergoing Lung Cancer Screening

Adjuvant chemotherapy for pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma: A retrospective analysis of the National Cancer Database

Novel Two-Stage Open Spine and Robotic Thoracic Approach to Resection of a Mediastinal Tumor

Is the placement of jejunostomy tubes in patients with esophageal cancer undergoing esophagectomy associated with increased inpatient healthcare utilization? An analysis of the National Readmissions Database

Racial disparities in local therapy for early stage non-small-cell lung cancer

A 10-year ACS-NSQIP Analysis of Trends in Esophagectomy Practices

Salvage Esophagectomy After Atrioesophageal Repair

Transitioning a Surgery Practice to Telehealth During COVID-19

Molecular profiling of key driver genes improves staging accuracy in multifocal non–small cell lung cancer

Black patients referred to a lung cancer screening program experience lower rates of screening and longer time to follow-up

Surgical management of growing teratoma syndrome: robotic-assisted thoracoscopic resection of mediastinal teratoma

Patients with Non-response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Esophageal Cancer Have No Survival Advantage over Patients Undergoing Primary Esophagectomy

Asymptomatic trauma patients screened for venous thromboembolism have a higher risk profile with lower rate of pulmonary embolism: A five-year single-institution experience

Prospective, multicenter, international phase 2 trial evaluating ultrasonic energy for pulmonary artery branch sealing in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy

Cross-Field Ventilation for Treatment of Harlequin Syndrome in Traumatic Tracheobronchial Injury Repair Using Intraoperative Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

The Case for Patient Navigation in Lung Cancer Screening in Vulnerable Populations: A Systematic Review

Adherence to Inpatient Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis: A Single Institution’s Concurrent Review

Leveraging Structural Changes in an Electronic Health Record Tool to Standardize Written Handoff

Early Discharge Does Not Increase Readmission Rates After Minimally Invasive Anatomic Lung Resection