Top Doctors 2015: Thoracic surgery

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Focusing on the chest cavity and rib cage, including the heart, lungs and esophagus, thoracic surgeons treat patients with lung cancer, coronary diseases, aneurysms and heart diseases

Alex Farivar, M.D., lung cancer, esophageal disease, robotic surgery; Swedish Thoracic Surgery, 1101 Madison St., Suite 900, Seattle, 206.215.6800; Swedish Medical Center; Boston University, 1999

 

Donald E. Low, M.D., benign diseases of chest and esophagus, esophageal cancer; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Buck Pavilion, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6164; Virginia Mason; Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1981

 

Michael S. Mulligan, M.D., robotic thymectomies, thoracoscopic lobetomies, VATS segmentectomy; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.0917; UW Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; University of Connecticut, 1989

 

Eric Vallieres,** M.D., lung cancer, mesothelioma, surgery for hyperhidrosis; Swedish Thoracic Surgery Clinic, 1101 Madison St., Suite 900, Seattle, 206.215.6800; Swedish Medical Center; Laval University, Quebec, Canada, 1982

 

Douglas E. Wood, M.D., lung cancer, esophageal cancer, airway disorders; UW Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.0917; UW Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Harvard University, 1983