Thoracic Surgery In The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Who We Are/Surgeon Profiles

Joseph Shrager, MD Joseph Shrager, MD
Professor and Division Chief
Dr. Shrager has been identified as one of “America’s Top Doctors” and one of “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer” in Castle Connolly’s prestigious listings for multiple years running. Dr. Shrager has been awarded US News and World Report “Top Doctor” recognition in every year since that rating system was inaugurated in 2012 ; this award places him among the top 1% of thoracic surgeons nationwide based upon reviews by physician-peers. Evidence of his expert status among his peers also includes membership on the editorial board of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
Chuong D. Hoang, MD Chuong D. Hoang, MD
Assistant Professor
Dr. Hoang practices general thoracic surgery, having had diverse exposure to re-operative thoracic surgery, lung-sparing bronchoplastic surgery, esophageal procedures, Pancoast tumors, VATS, and transcervical thymectomy.
Mark Berry, MD Mark Berry, MD
Associate Professor
Dr. Berry practices all aspects of thoracic surgery, including procedures for benign and malignant conditions of the lung, esophagus, and mediastinum.  He has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques, and has extensive experience in treating thoracic surgical conditions using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS), laparoscopic, robotic, endoscopic, and bronchoscopic approaches.  He serves as the co-Director of the Stanford Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Center (SMITS), and has both directed and taught in several minimally invasive thoracic surgery courses.

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