Our Thoracic Surgery Team

Truly experts in their field, the thoracic surgeons at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) perform thousands of surgeries and procedures each year. The thoracic team also includes a core group of physician assistants (PAs) and nurses who are invaluable to the patient care team.

Led by Raphael Bueno, MD, our thoracic surgeons are faculty members of Harvard Medical School and are actively engaged in scientific research to improve the care of patients.

Raphael Bueno, MD

Raphael Bueno, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery; Co-Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital Lung Center; Vice Chairman of Surgery for Cancer and Translational Research

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Antonio Coppolino, III, MD

Antonio Coppolino, III, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Christopher T. Ducko, MD

Christopher T. Ducko, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Michael T. Jaklitsch, MD

Michael T. Jaklitsch, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Moshe Lapidot, MD

Moshe Lapidot, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Abraham Lebenthal, MD, MHA

Abraham Lebenthal, MD, MHA

Thoracic Surgery

Director, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System-West Roxbury Campus

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Hari R. Mallidi, MD, FRCSC

Hari R. Mallidi, MD, FRCSC

Thoracic Surgery

Co-Director, Surgical Program in Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical and Circulatory Support

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M. Blair Marshall

M. Blair Marshall, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Ciaran McNamee, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)

Ciaran McNamee, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)

Thoracic Surgery

Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Milford Regional Medical Center

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Steven James Mentzer, MD

Steven James Mentzer, MD

Steven James Mentzer, MD

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Namrata Patil, MD, MPH

Namrata Patil, MD, MPH

Thoracic Surgery

Director, Thoracic Intermediate Care Unit

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Matthew Rochefort, MD

Matthew Rochefort, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Scott James Swanson, MD

Scott James Swanson, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Director, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery; Associate Chief of Surgery, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

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Hisashi Tsukada, MD, PhD

Hisashi Tsukada, MD, PhD

Thoracic Surgery

Interventional Pulmonologist

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Jon O. Wee, MD

Jon O. Wee, MD

Thoracic Specialty

Co-Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Brian Whang, MD

Brian Whang, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Abby White, DO

Abby White, DO

Thoracic Surgery

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Daniel C. Wiener, MD

Daniel C. Wiener, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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Physician Assistants

Brigham and Women's Hospital physician assistants (PAs) are an invaluable to the patient care team. PAs obtain medical histories conduct physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses, assist in surgery, perform procedures, prescribe medications, order and interpret lab tests, and provide patient education and counseling.

The members of our physician assistant team are:

  • Evan M. Hall, PA-C, Chief
  • Wendy Canty, PA-C
  • Donna Burke, PA-C
  • Joseph Coughlan, PA-C
  • William Hung, PA-C
  • Kori Imondi, PA-C
  • Kerry Brochu, PA-C
  • Heidi Niell, PA-C
  • Nicole Perella, PA-C
  • “Angie” Argyro Tsiaras, PA-C
  • Cheryl Arena, PA-C (Yolonda Colson, MD’s PA)
  • Emily McNab, PA-C
  • Elizabeth Malinowski, PA-C
  • Julee Armitage, PA-C

Patient Coordinators

Our patient coordinators assist new patients with setting up initial appointments and help patients manage their care.

  • New patients only: (617) 732-5922
  • Returning patients: (617) 732-6824

Billing Coordinators/Referrals

Billing coordinators assist with billing concerns and coordinating referrals. Please contact us and we can help you reach the correct party.

  • Billing/Referral concerns: (617) 732-6824
  • Fax for Referrals: (617) 566-3441

Thoracic Surgery Appointments and Locations