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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
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Thoracic Surgery Fellowship

The three-year, ACGME-accredited Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern has been training leaders in thoracic surgery since 1976. The goal of the program is to produce excellent cardiac and thoracic surgeons by combining intensive operative experience in core cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures with high-volume exposure to cutting-edge techniques and technologies, including endovascular aortic surgery, robotic surgery, interventional airway procedures, state-of-the-art ventricular assist devices and transplantation.

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Chris Malaisrie, MD

Program Director

Faculty Profile

Kelly Hrdy

Program Coordinator

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Stephen Chiu, MD

MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Residency: Northwestern University

Anthony B. Mozer, MD, MBA

Residency: East Carolina University/Vidant Medical Center

Austin Ward, MD

Residency: University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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