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phpU38E8gAM.jpg Arjun Pennathur, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Assistant: Deb Klemm (412) 647-7556

Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 401.8
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

bullet point  Education
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Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Tirunelveli Medical College, Tamilnadu, India
bullet point  Training
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General Surgery: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Surgical Critical Care: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery: Medical College of Georgia, University of Georgia , Augusta, GA
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- Molecular Staging of Esophageal and Lung Cancer
- Newer image guided technologies including Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery and RFA for the treatment of lung cancer
- Surgical Outcomes Research
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and Robotics
- Acute Lung Injury
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Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Association of Thoracic Surgery
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Association of VA Surgeons
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
Esophageal Surgery Club
Surgical Outcomes Club
William Scott Jr. Surgical Society
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Editorial Board

- Associate Editor, BMC Cancer Editorial Board
-Guest Editor, New Technologies and Procedures in General Thoracic Surgery. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
-Editor, Management of High Risk Patient with Early Stage I Cancer. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
-Editorial Board of ISRN Gastroenterology

Guest Reviewer for Journals:

The Lancet
The Lancet Oncology
Annals of Surgery
Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Journal Clinical Oncology
Clinical Cancer Research
Diseases of the Esophagus
Ann Surg Oncology
World Journal of Gastroenterology
Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
Journal of Surgical Oncology
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Surgical Endoscopy
Surgical Innovations
Lung Cancer

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Visit PubMed for a list of Dr. Pennathur's publications.
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