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Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS

The Lewis Katz Dean at the School of Medicine
Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Temple University
President and CEO, Temple University Health System
Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Larry Kaiser
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Lung cancer
  • Mediastinal tumors
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia gravis
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Residency, Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada, 1985
  • Residency, Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1984
  • Postgraduate Research Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, 1982
  • Residency, Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1979
  • Internship, Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1978
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1977
  • BS, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1973


  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and cardiac surgery


  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • American Surgical Association
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Elected Member, National Academy of Medicine
  • The Halsted Society
  • Fleischner Society
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Radiology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • Longmire Surgical Society
  • Society of Clinical Surgery
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Philadelphia Academy of Surgery

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