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.
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Lung Center
Vice Chairman of Surgery for Cancer and Translational Research
Physician Director, Transplant Administration
Director, Lung Transplant Program
Director, ECMO Program
Assistant Director, Cardiothoracic Fellowship Program
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Director, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery,
VA Boston Healthcare System-West Roxbury Campus
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Steven James Mentzer, MD
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Director, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Associate Chief of Surgery, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
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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
Our patient coordinators assist new patients with setting up initial appointments and help patients manage their care.
Billing coordinators assist with billing concerns and coordinating referrals. Please contact us and we can help you reach the correct party.