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An Outstanding Faculty

Thoracic

Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, FACS
Professor and Vice Chair, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Section Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgeon-in-Chief, Temple University Health System
Surgical Director, Lung Cancer, Thoracic Malignancy and Foregut Disease Program, Temple University Health System

Charles T. Bakhos, MD, MS, FACS
Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD
Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Professor, Center for Asian Health
Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program, Temple University Hospital

Roman Petrov, MD, PhD, FACS
Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Stacey Su, MD, FACS
Fox Chase Cancer Center 
 

Cardiac 

Robert S. Boova, MD
Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
Professor, Clinical Surgery
Vice Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital

Stacey H. Brann, MD, MSc, FRCSEd
Assistant Professor, Surgery

Kenji Minakata, MD, PhD
Professor, Surgery
Surgical Director, TAVR Program, Temple University Hospital
Surgical Director, Aortic & Endovascular Program, Temple University Hospital

Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD
Professor, Surgery
Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation, Temple University Hospital
Surgical Director of Lung Failure, Temple University Hospital

Gengo Sunagawa, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD
Professor, Surgery and William Maul Measey Chair, Surgery
Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Surgical Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation, Temple University Hospital
Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Temple University Hospital
Co-Surgical Director, Temple Heart & Vascular Institute

Roh Yanagida, MD, PhD, FACS
Assistant Professor, Surgery

Congenital 

Claude Beaty

Glenn Pelletier

Christian Pizarro