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    Steven J. Mentzer, MD

    Steven J. Mentzer, MD

    Top Doctor

    Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School


    Thoracic Oncology
    Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Office phone: 617-732-6703
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294
    Fax: 617-730-2898
    Email: smentzer@partners.org

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Surgical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology


    Esophageal cancer, Hyperhidrosis and neurogenic tumors, Lung and pleural cancer, Lung transplantation, Mediastinal tumors, Minimally invasive and robotic thoracic surgery

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    75 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Mentzer received his MD in 1981 from the University of Minnesota. He completed his general surgery training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Toronto. He also completed a research fellowship at DFCI, where he investigated the molecular mechanisms involved in the regulation of T lymphocyte function. He is board certified in general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and surgical critical care.


    Board Certification
    Surgical Critical Care, 1994
    Thoracic Surgery, 1991
    Surgery, 1989

    Toronto General Hospital, Thoracic Surgery

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, General Surgery

    Medical School
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis School of Medicine

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