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    David J. Sugarbaker, MD

    David J. Sugarbaker, MD

    Top Doctor

    Disease Center Leader, Thoracic Surgery

    Richard E. Wilson Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School


    Thoracic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-732-6824
    Appointment phone: 617-732-6824
    Fax: 617-566-3441
    Email: dsugarbaker@partners.org

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Surgical Oncologist


    Congenital chest wall deformities, Esophageal cancer and motility disorders, General thoracic surgery, Lung and pleural cancer, Volume reduction emphysema surgery, Mesothelioma

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


    Dr. Sugarbaker received his MD from Cornell University Medical College in 1979, and completed his postgraduate training in surgery at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, now Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and Toronto General Hospital. In 1988, he joined the staff of BWH, where he currently serves as chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Sugarbaker is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.


    Board Certification
    Thoracic Surgery, 1989

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Surgery
    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Surgery
    Toronto General Hospital, Thoracic Surgery

    Medical School
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University