This is a list of mesothelioma doctors who reportedly treat mesothelioma patients. Their appearance on this website is not a recommendation. You should treat these mesothelioma doctors as you would any unknown physician, and ask questions to learn about their experience with other patients, as well as information on treatment options.
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Arizona Cancer Center – Hematology/Oncology Tucson, AZ Tel. 520-694-CURE (2873)
Dr. Garland is an oncologist and the Director of the Arizona Cancer Center Clinical Lung Program where one of her specialties includes mesothelioma.
Helen J. Ross, M.D.
Mayo Clinic, Hematology/Oncology Scottsdale, AZ Tel. 1-800-446-2279
Dr. Ross is a Thoracic Oncologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic.
Robert B. Cameron, M.D.
UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles, CA Tel. 310-794-7333
Dr. Cameron is the Director of Thoracic Oncology at UCLA Medical Center. He is board-certified in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. His research interests include lung cancer, esophageal cancer and mesothelioma.
Jay M. Lee, M.D.
UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles, CA 310-794-7333, New Patient Scheduling, 310-267-9099
Jay M. Lee, M.D. (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) Director, Thoracic Oncology Program at UCLA Medical Center Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Dr. Lee is a thoracic surgeon who focuses on gene therapy and immunotherapy, and has directed multiple clinical trials.
David Jablons, M.D.
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center San Francisco, CA Tel. 1-800-888-8664 or 415-885-7777
Dr. Jablons is the Professor and Chief of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery at UCSF. He is Board Certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.
Theirry Jahan, M.D.
UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center San Francisco, CA Tel. 415-567-5581
Dr. Jahan is an associate clinical professor of medicine at UCSF. He specializes in the treatment of lung cancer, mesothelioma, sarcomas and endocrine tumors and the use of multiple treatments.
Joel M. Baumgartner, MD
Joel M. Baumgartner, MD Surgical Oncologist (Peritoneal Specialist) Assistant Professor of Surgery Moores Cancer Center 3855 Health Sciences Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 866-773-2703
Dr. Michael Weyant
Dr. Michael Weyant Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) 12631 E 17th Ave., Aurora CO 80045 (303) 724-2799
Lary A. Robinson, M.D.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute at The University of South Florida Tampa, FL Tel. 813-745-8412
Dr. Robinson is the Director of the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.
Tawee Tanvetyanon, M.D.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute 12902 Magnolia Drive Tampa, Florida 33612-9497 Phone: (813) 745 – 6769
Tawee Tanvetyanon, M.D. (Oncologist, and Pleural, Peritoneal, and Pericardial Mesothelioma Specialist)specializes in chemotherapy for pleural, peritoneal and pericardial mesothelioma. He is an Associate Professor of Oncologic Sciences at the Moffitt Cancer Center at Tampa’s University of South Florida.
Jacques Fontaine, M.D.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute 12902 Magnolia Drive Tampa, Florida 33612-9497 Phone: 1-800-633-3488 M-F 7a-7p, Saturday 8a-12p
Dr. Fontainne (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) has expertse in minially invasive techniques, including robotic surgery He specializes in treating pleural mesothelioma with a multimodal technique.
Farid Gharagozloo, M.D.
Farid Gharagozloo, M.D. (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) is the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Florida Hospital Celebration Health 410 Celebration Place, Ste 202B, Kissimmee, FL 34747 407-303-3827
Dr. Gharagozloo has extensive experience in robotic surgery and specializes in treating pleural mesothelioma patients. He was the first doctor in the world to successfully perform an extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP).
Hedy Lee Kindler, MD
Hedy Lee Kindler, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine 5841 S. Maryland Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine 5758 S. Maryland Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 1-855-702-8222
Hedy Lee Kindler, MD, is the Director of the Mesothelioma Program at the The University of Chicago. She is an internationally recognized cancer expert who specializes in the medical treatment of pancreatic cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, and malignant mesothelioma. Her research focuses on the investigation of novel agents for the treatment of these cancers, and she designs and leads many clinical trials for patients with these diseases.
Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.
Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D. Loyola University Medical Center 2160 S. 1st Ave., Building 110, Suite 6256, Maywood, IL 60153 Tel. 1-888-584-7888 Direct Office #: 708-327-2449, Suzanne Zumpano, Nurse: 708-327-2497
Dr. Vigneswaran (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) is the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Loyola University. He is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive surgery, using robot and video assisted thoracic surgery technology. He treats patients with advanced malignant diseases, such as mesothelioma. He is also a Professor at Loyola University.
Stephen C. Yang, M.D.
Stephen C. Yang, M.D. (Thoracic Surgeon, Peritoneal and Pericardial Mesothelioma) Professor, Surgery and Oncology Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins 600 N. Wolfe Street Blalock 240 Baltimore, MD 21287 (410) 614-3891
Dr. Yang’s clinical and research interest include treating peritoneal mesothelioma and pericardial mesothelioma, as well as early diagnosis (stage 1 and stage 2) and detection of lung cancer.
Joseph Friedberg, M.D.
Joseph Friedberg, M.D. University School of Medicine, 22 South Green St. Baltimore MD 21201 Tel. 410-328-6366
Dr. Friedberg (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School. He obtained his training in general surgery from Massachusetts General Hospital and is a board-certified general surgeon and thoracic surgeon, having attained his specialization at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
Raphael Bueno, M.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Thoracic Surgery Boston, MA Tel. 617-732-6824
Dr. Bueno is the Associate Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery for Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is board certified in Surgery, Surgical Critical Care and Thoracic Surgery. His clinical interests include tracheal surgery, lung cancer and mesothelioma. Learn more about Dr. Bueno.
Scott J. Swanson, M.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA Tel. 617-732-6824
Brigham and William’s Hosptial, 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115 617-732-7696
Abraham Lebenthal M.D. (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist)
Dr. Brian Loggie
Creighton University School of Medicine Omaha, NB Tel. 402-280-3273
Dr. Loggie is a Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, and Director of the Cancer Biology Program at Creighton University School of Medicine. His special interest include: Peritoneal carcinomatosis and malignant ascites, and peritoneal mesothelioma. Read about Dr. Loggie.
Raja Flores, M.D.
Raja Flores, M.D. Mount Sinai Hosptial, 1470 Madison Ave., NY. NY. 10029 212-241-9466
Dr. Flores (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma) became the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Mount Sianai Hosptial in 2010. He has extensive surgical expertise in the treatment of Mesothelioma. He is recognized as a pioneer in his efforts to treat Pleural Mesothelioma.
John Chabot, M.D.
John Chabot, M.D. New York Presbyterian Hospital 525 E. 68th St., NY. NY. 10065 Tel. 212-746-5454 (New Patient Line)
Dr. Chabot (Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Peritoneal Mesothelioma Specialist) is the head of the Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan as well as the executive director of the Pancreas Center. He specializes in the treatment of abdominal cancers, including mesothelioma, with over 30 years of experience in the field.
Valerie Rusch, M.D., F.A.C.S
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY Phone: 212-639-5873
Dr. Rusch is a surgeon who treats patients with cancers of the lung, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest wall, including those with mesothelioma. She is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery. Get more information on Dr. Rusch.
Harvey I. Pass, M.D.
New York University Medical Center New York, NY Tel. 212-731-5414
Dr. Harvey Pass is the Director of the New York University Medical Center Division of Thoracic Surgery and is Chief of Thoracic Oncology. He is one of the world’s leading authorities on mesothelioma. Find out more about Dr. Pass.
David H. Harpole, Jr., M.D.
Duke University Health System Durham, NC Tel. 919-668-8413
Dr. Harpole is Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and a member of the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery of the Duke University Health System. His clinical interests include thoracic oncology, and mesothelioma. Learn more about Dr. Harpole.
Edward A. Levine, MD
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27157 336-716-0545
Edward A. Levine (Professor of Surgery) is a nationally-recognized expert in Surgical Oncology. He is a board-certified general surgeon and principal investigator of approximately 25 ongoing clinical research trials. He is an internationally reknowned expert on the treatment of peritoneal malignancy with Hyperthermic Intra-Peritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).
Nicholas Vogelzang, MD
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada Hematology and Oncology 3730 S. Eastern Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89169 702-952-3400, ext. 13470
Dr. Vogelzang leads cutting-edge clinical trials in genitourinary malignancies and mesothelioma.
James Pinpank Jr., M.D.
Division of Surgical Oncology at UPMC 5150 Centre Ave UPMC Cancer Pavilion Division of Surgical Oncology Pittsburgh, PA 15232 412-692-2852
James Pinpank Jr., M.D. (Thoracic Surgeon, Peritoneal Mesothelioma Specialist) is Associate Professor of Surgery . His interests and expertise are in the regional treatment strategies for advance malignancies of the liver and peritoneal cavity.
David Bartlett, M.D.
David Bartlett, M.D. Division of Surgical Oncology at UPMC 5150 Centre Ave UPMC Cancer Pavilion Divsion of Surgical Oncology Pittsburgh, PA 15232 412-692-2852
Dr. Bartlett (Surgical Oncologist, Peritoneal Mesothelioma Specialist) serves as vice chairman of the David C. Koch Regional Perfusion Cancer Therapy Center as well as vice chairman of surgical oncology and gastrointestinal services at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He specializes in managing abdominal diseases.
Rodney Landreneau M.D.
Rodney Landreneau M.D. Landreneau Thoracic Surgical Associates 600 Medical Arts Building Kittanning, PA 16201 724-548-3813
Dr. Landreneau (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Meosthelioma Specialist) is a Thoracic Surgeon specializing in the treatment of Pleural Mesothelioma, and was one of the first to perform surgical debulking at Ochsner, removing all visible signs of cancer before introducing heated, cancer-killing drugs to the chest cavity.
Dr. Marcelo DaSilva, M.D., FACS, FCCP
Kent Hospital 455 Toll Gate Rd Warwick, RI (401) 736 – 1092
Dr. Marcelo DaSilva (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) is board-certified as a critical-care, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon. He is recognized internationally for the diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma with heated intraoperative chemotherapy.
David J. Sugarbaker, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Tel. 713-798-6376
Dr. Sugarbaker is Professor and Chief of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. Malignant pleural mesothelioma has been a central focus of Dr. Sugarbaker’s clinical and laboratory research. Find out more about Dr. Sugarbaker.
Prashant Shah, M.D.
Scott & White Clinic – Temple 2401 S. 31st St. Temple, TX 76508 254-724-2150
Dr. Shah (Thoracic Surgeon, Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) is considered one of the brightest young Thoracic Surgeons in the field, and he has earned the respect of many of his peers, having helped pioneer some of the most state of the art surgical advances. He was formerly a part of the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.
David Rice, M.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston TX 77030 Tel: (713) 792 – 6161 New Patients: 713-745-5353
Dr. Rice (Thoracic Surgeon, and Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist) has been a major contributor in the staging and diagnosis strategies to better serve mesothelioma patients prior to surgery.
Paul H. Sugarbaker, M.D.
Washington Cancer Institute Washington DC Tel. 202-877-3627
Dr. Sugarbaker is the Director of the Program in Peritoneal Surface Malignancy at the Washington Cancer Institute. His clinical interests include mesothelioma.
Eric Vallieres, M.D.
Swedish Medical Center Seattle, WA Tel. 206-215-6800
Dr. Vallieres is a thoracic surgeon with the Swedish Medical Center. He is board-certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. His areas of interest and expertise include mesothelioma and pleural diseases. Read more on Dr. Vallieres.