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

  1. General Surgeon
  2. Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

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

Professional memberships

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