Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Thoracic Surgeon

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Esophageal reconstruction
  2. Esophagectomy
  3. Heller myotomy
  4. Hyperhidrosis surgery
  5. Lung volume reduction surgery
  6. Minimally invasive esophagectomy
  7. Minimally invasive surgery
  8. Minimally invasive thymectomy
  9. Peroral endoscopic myotomy
  10. Robotic lobectomy
  11. Robotic surgery
  12. Segmentectomy
  13. Supercharged jejunal interposition
  14. Thymectomy
  15. Transoral incisionless fundoplication
  16. VATS
  17. VATS lobectomy
  18. Video mediastinoscopy
  • Esophageal reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Metastatic tumors to the lung
  • Thymic tumors
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy
  1. 2005
    ResidentCardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
  2. 2003
    ResidentDepartment of General Surgery, Georgia Baptist Hospital/Atlanta Medical Center
  3. 1998
    MDMorehouse School of Medicine
  4. 1994
    MPHEmory University, Rollins School of Public Health
  5. 1991
    BAUniversity of Texas

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  2. 2005
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Thoracic Champion Team Member of 3D Printing LabMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 2018
    Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America
  3. 2017
    Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America
  4. 2017
    Best in MedicineAmerican Health Council
  5. 2016
    Ventures Innovation Program AwardMayo Clinic Ventures
  6. 2016
    Innovation Accelerator Prototype Development AwardSurgery Research Center for Excellence
  7. 2016
    Innovation Accelerator Prototype Testing and Advancement AwardSurgery Research Center for Excellence
  8. 2016
    2016 STSA Mavroudis-Urschel AwardSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  9. 2016
    Translational Product Development Fund AwardMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  10. 2016
    Charles F. & Marcia L. Forcey Career Development Award in Esophageal Cancer Research Honoring Claude Deschamps, M.D., TSMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  11. 2016
    Top Doctor 2016Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  12. 2016
    Top DoctorCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  13. 2015
    CTS Net Internet video award, "Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy" (POEM)CTSNet
  14. 2015
    Top Doctor of RochesterCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  15. 2014
    Best Doctors ListBest Doctors in America
  16. 2013
    Collaborative Research AwardVirginia and L.E. Simmons Family Foundation
  17. 2013
    Nominated for Kathryn S. Stream Award for Excellence in Woman's HealthWomen's Health Network of Texas Medical Center
  18. 2013
    Houstonia Award for Best CT SurgeonTop Doctors List - Houstonia Magazine
  19. 2013
    Texas Superdoctor AwardTexas Monthly
  20. 2012
    Woman of Courage AwardHadassah Chapter
  21. 2012
    Best Poster AwardSTS National Meeting
  22. 2011
    South Team Winner (Superbowl of X-rays)General Thoracic Surgery Club
  23. 2011
    Compassionate Doctor AwardAmerican Registry
  24. 2010
    Dyer AwardThe Methodist Hospital
  25. 2009
    Scholarship AwardSTS Legislative Advocacy
  26. 2009
    Patient's Choice AwardVitals.com
  27. 2008
    Women Task Force Advisory BoardCovidien
  28. 2008
    Surgery in the 21st CenturyNational Youth Leadership Forum
  29. 2007
    Baucum FellowshipThe Methodist Hospital
  30. 2003
    Nominated for 2003 Outstanding Women Resident AwardAtlanta Medical Center, National Association of Women Surgeons
  31. 2000
    Shining Star Award for Employee ExcellenceTenet Hospital: Atlanta Medical Center
  32. 2000
    Presentation AwardAmerican College of Surgeons, Georgia Chapter
  33. 1998
    Student Presidential Leadership AwardMorehouse School of Medicine
  34. 1998
    Excellence in Surgery AwardAsa G. Yancey, Sr., M.D.
  35. 1998
    Department of Psychiatry Excellence AwardMorehouse School of Medicine
  36. 1998
    Department of Surgery Excellence AwardMorehouse School of Medicine
  37. 1996
    Writing Competition AwardUnited States Pharmocopeia Drug Information
  38. 1995
    1st Place: Research Day SymposiumMorehouse School of Medicine
  39. 1994
    Presentation AwardAmerican Public Health Association
  40. 1993
    Rural Health Project Award for ExcellenceRural Health Council of Georgia

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    ChairSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  2. 2019
    Hawley Seiler Residents Award CommitteeSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA)
  3. 2019
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  4. 2019 - present
    Task Force ChairSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  5. 2019 - 2022
    Workforce on Career DevelopmentSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  6. 2019 - 2020
    Director at LargeSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  7. 2019 - 2020
    Council on Health Policy and Relationships Operating BoardSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  8. 2019 - 2020
    Council on Health Policy and Relationships Operating BoardSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  9. 2019 - 2020
    Scholarship Committee MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  10. 2018 - 2022
    Secretary/TreasurerSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA)
  11. 2018 - 2020
    Advisory Council MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  12. 2018
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  13. 2018 - present
    Active MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
  14. 2018 - present
    MemberHugh M. Gloster Society at Morehouse School of Medicine
  15. 2018 - 2019
    MemberClinical Video Systems Oversight Subcommittee
  16. 2018 - 2019
    Ex-OfficioSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  17. 2018 - 2020
    PresidentWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  18. 2017 - present
    Task Force MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  19. 2017
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  20. 2017 - 2018
    Abstract ReviewerSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  21. 2017 - 2019
    Chair, Finance CommitteeThoracic Surgery Foundation
  22. 2017 - present
    Social Media Commentary BoardCTSNet
  23. 2017 - 2019
    TreasurerThoracic Surgery Foundation
  24. 2017 - 2020
    Director-At-LargeSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  25. 2017 - 2019
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  26. 2017 - present
    MemberEsophageal Cancer Education Foundation Research Projects Subcommittee
  27. 2016 - present
    Scientific Advisory BoardDextera Surgical, Inc.
  28. 2016 - present
    Medical Advisory Board - MemberEsophageal Cancer Education Foundation
  29. 2016 - present
    Subcommittee MemberEsophageal Cancer Education Foundation
  30. 2016 - 2017
    Committee MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  31. 2016
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  32. 2016 - present
    Scientific Advisory BoardBoston Scientific Endoscopy
  33. 2016 - present
    MemberInternational Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  34. 2016 - 2019
    Committee MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  35. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons; Workforce on Early Careerists
  36. 2016 - 2018
    Vice PresidentWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  37. 2015
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  38. 2015 - 2016
    Committee MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  39. 2015 - present
    MemberSurgical Equipment and Supply Committee
  40. 2015 - present
    MemberClinical Research Program Education Committee, American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  41. 2015 - present
    Board DirectorThoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
  42. 2015 - present
    Finance CommitteeThoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
  43. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery Graham Foundation
  44. 2014 - present
    MemberClinical Trials Team, Department of Surgery
  45. 2014 - present
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Program Evaluation Committee
  46. 2014 - 2020
    Board MemberThoracic Surgery Foundation
  47. 2014 - 2020
    MemberBoard of Directors, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  48. 2014 - 2015
    ChairThoracic Tech Con Program Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  49. 2014
    MemberCode of Conduct Panel, Houston Methodist Hospital
  50. 2014
    MemberGrievance Panel, Houston Methodist Hospital
  51. 2013 - 2014
    ChiefDivision of Thoracic Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital
  52. 2013 - 2017
    Secretary/TreasurerWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  53. 2013 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Heart Association (AHA)
  54. 2012 - 2014
    MemberTMH System Integration Planning Committee for Cancer Center, Houston Methodist Hospital
  55. 2012 - 2015
    MemberGeneral Thoracic Surgery Workforce, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  56. 2012 - 2015
    MemberAdvisory Council for Cardiothoracic Surgery, American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  57. 2012 - 2014
    Mentorship ChairWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  58. 2012 - 2014
    MemberPulmonary Metastasectomy Task Force, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  59. 2012 - 2014
    ChairCredentialing Task Force, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  60. 2012 - 2014
    ChairThoracic Tech Con Program Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  61. 2012 - 2014
    MemberProgram Committee, Association for Academic Surgery (AAS)
  62. 2012 - 2014
    Task Force MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  63. 2011 - 2014
    DirectorLung Cancer Screening Program (TMH), Houston Methodist Hospital
  64. 2011 - 2014
    Co-ChairCancer CMPI Committee, Houston Methodist Hospital
  65. 2011 - 2014
    DirectorMultidisciplinary Cardiac Tumor Board, Houston Methodist Hospital
  66. 2011 - 2015
    MemberHouston Surgical Society
  67. 2011 - 2014
    Executive Council MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA)
  68. 2011 - 2012
    HistorianWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  69. 2011 - present
    MemberThoracic Tech Con Program Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  70. 2009 - 2012
    MemberThoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
  71. 2009 - 2011
    Member-at-LargeWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  72. 2009 - present
    Member, Board of DirectorsWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  73. 2008 - 2013
    ChiefSection of Thoracic, Houston Methodist Hospital
  74. 2008 - 2014
    ChairCancer Registry Subcommittee, Houston Methodist Hospital
  75. 2008 - 2015
    MemberSociety of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  76. 2008 - 2014
    DirectorMultidisciplinary Thoracic Tumor Board, Houston Methodist Hospital
  77. 2008 - 2014
    MemberWorkforce on Health Policy, Reform, and Advocacy Committee, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  78. 2008 - 2012
    MemberSouthwestern Surgical Congress (SWSC)
  79. 2008 - present
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA)
  80. 2007 - 2011
    MemberInfection Control CMPI Committee, Houston Methodist Hospital
  81. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons (ACS)
  82. 2007 - present
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery (AAS)
  83. 2007 - present
    MemberAssociation of Women Surgeons (AWS)
  84. 2006 - 2011
    MemberCancer CMPI Committee, Houston Methodist Hospital
  85. 2006 - 2014
    MemberCancer Registry Research and Education Committee, Houston Methodist Hospital
  86. 2006 - 2014
    ParticipantStaff meetings, conferences, mock oral exams, applicant interviews, MD Anderson
  87. 2006 - 2014
    MemberThoracic Journal Club, MD Anderson
  88. 2006 - 2014
    MemberSurgery Education Committee, Houston Methodist Hospital
  89. 2006 - 2009
    MemberGU Oncology Cancer Scientific Review Committee, Houston Methodist Hospital
  90. 2006 - 2008
    ChairGU Oncology Data Monitoring and Safety Board, Houston Methodist Hospital
  91. 2006 - 2010
    MemberHarris County Medical Society (HCMS)
  92. 2006 - present
    MemberLucas Surgical Society
  93. 2005 - 2006
    OrganizerResident Activity, MD Anderson
  94. 2005 - present
    MemberMichael E. DeBakey Surgical Society
  95. 2004 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  96. 2003 - 2005
    MemberThoracic Surgery Resident's Association (TSRA)
  97. 2003 - present
    MemberWomen in Thoracic Surgery
  98. 2002 - 2003
    MemberAdministrative Chief Resident, Atlanta Medical Center
  99. 2001 - 2003
    MemberFormulary Committee, Atlanta Medical Center
  100. 1998 - 2003
    MemberSoutheastern Surgical Congress (SESC)
  101.  
    MD Anderson
  102.  
    Houston Methodist Hospital

Publications

Research activities

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