PAST FELLOWS


2016 F. Griffith Pearson Traveling Fellows

Xiao Li, MD
Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, China
Host Sponsor: Mark K. Ferguson, MD
Host Institution: Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Chicago
Fellowship Focus: Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and Robotic Thoracic Surgery

 

Nestor Villamizar Ortiz, MD
University of Miami
Host Sponsor: Mark Onaitis, MD
Host Institution: Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Focus: Robotic Surgery for Malignant and Benign Esophageal Pathology

2015 F. Griffith Pearson Traveling Fellows



Pablo Sanchez, MD
University of Maryland
Host Sponsor: Dr. Shaf Keshavjee
Host Institution: Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Lung Transplant Program
Fellowship Focus: Build Ex Vivo Perfusion skills

 
James L. Lubawski, MD, Jr.
Central DuPage Hospital
Host Sponsor: Dr. Ara Vaporciyan
Host Institution: The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship Focus: Advanced lung cancer cases

2014 F. Griffith Pearson Traveling Fellows


Sheamus Carr, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Host Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
Host Surgeon Sponsor: Dr. David Jones
Fellowship Focus: Pros and cons of robot assisted thoracic surgery and development of technical skills.
 

Wael Hanna, MD
McMasters University, Hamilton Ontario
Host Institution: University of Montreal's Advanced Endoscopic Tracheobronchial and Oesophageal Centre
Host Surgeon Sponsor: Dr. Moishe Liberman
Fellowship Focus: Establishment of an interventional thoracic surgery program at McMaster University