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department of Surgery

Division of Thoracic Surgery


Division Chief: Abbas E. Abbas, MD, MS
Appointments: 800-836-7536
Department: 215-707-9115
Location: 3401 N. Broad Street
Suite C-100
Philadelphia, PA 19140



Abbas E, Abbas, MD, MS

Abbas E. Abbas, MD, MS

Chief, Thoracic Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery

Specialty interests: Diseases of the lung, trachea, esophagus, mediastinum and chest wall. Expertise in thoracic surgical oncology, robotic and other minimally invasive thoracic techniques, advanced bronchoscopic and esophageal endoscopy, lung volume reduction surgery, thymectomy, hiatal hernia repair, and special procedures for benign esophageal disease and other thoracic conditions
T: 215-707-9115
Email: abbas.abbas@tuhs.temple.edu

cherie p. erkmen, md

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program

Specialty interests: Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, thoracic oncology

T: 215-707-9115

Email: cherie.p.erkmen@tuhs.temple.edu

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS

Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Temple University

Professor of Surgery and Dean, Temple University School of Medicine

CEO, Temple University Health System

Specialty interests: Lung cancer, mediastinal tumors, mesothelioma, myasthenia gravis

T: 215-707-9115

Email: larry.kaiser@tuhs.temple.edu