Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., M.S.

  1. Thoracic Surgeon

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishFrench

Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., is a thoracic surgeon and vice chair of the Department of Surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat lung cancer, esophageal cancer, as well as other conditions such as achalasia, myasthenia gravis and thymic tumors. Dr. Cassivi's research looks into surgical quality and outcomes as well as tissue and organ regeneration.

  1. Achalasia
  2. Esophageal cancer
  3. GERD
  4. Hiatal hernia
  5. Hyperhidrosis
  6. Lung cancer
  7. Mediastinal lymph node enlargement
  8. Mediastinal tumor
  9. Myasthenia gravis
  10. Pancoast tumor
  11. Pneumothorax
  12. Thymic tumor
  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. Robotic lobectomy
  10. Robotic surgery
  11. Segmentectomy
  12. Supercharged jejunal interposition
  13. Thymectomy
  14. VATS
  15. VATS lobectomy
  16. Video mediastinoscopy
  1. 2002
    Resident - Cardiothoracic SurgeryBarnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  2. 2000
    Resident - General SurgeryUniversity of Toronto
  3. 1998
    MSc - Surgical Scientist Program/Department of Surgery Clinician Investigator Program/Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Thesis: Adenoviral-Mediated Gene Therapy in Lung TransplantationInstitute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
  4. 1994
    MD - Doctorate in Medicine, Magna cum laude University of Ottawa President: Medical School Class of 1994Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
  5. 1990
    Undergraduate Studies - Political Science & BiologyUniversity of Ottawa
  6. 1987
    Baccalaureate StudiesLycee Charles de Foucauld

Certifications

  1. 2003
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  2. 2000
    General SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Keynote AddressRoyal Belgian Society for Surgery
  2. 2019
    Public Private Partnership Award - FinalistLaingBuisson United Kingdom Healthcare Awards
  3. 2019
    Fellowship by ElectionRoyal College of Surgeons of England
  4. 2018
    Tudor Edwards Honourary LectureshipSociety for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland
  5. 2018
    Top Doctors 2018Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  6. 2017
    8th Annual ESTS Masters' Cup Winner - Team CanadaEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  7. 2017
    Minnesota Monthly's Top Doctors for 2017
  8. 2016
    Funding AwardDivision of Hematopathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic
  9. 2016
    Frank Collins Memorial Lectureship - Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
  10. 2015
    J. Maxwell Chamberlain AwardSociety of Thoracic Surgeons 51st Annual Meeting
  11. 2015
    American College of Chest Physicians Case Report Poster Top Tier AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians 2015 Annual Meeting
  12. 2015
    Best Presentation Award - Thoracic SurgeryWorld Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons 25th Anniversary Congress
  13. 2014
    RD Henderson LectureshipUniversity of Toronto
  14. 2014
    5th Annual ESTS Masters' Cup Winner - North American TeamEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  15. 2014
    4th Annual World Cup of Thoracic Surgery - Team LevashovEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  16. 2013
    Novel Surgical Technology AwardMayo Clinic
  17. 2012
    America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  18. 2012
    Strathmore's Who's WhoStrathmore's Who's Who Registry & Global Network for Outstanding Professionals
  19. 2012
    3rd Annual ESTS Masters' Cup Winner - North American TeamESTS
  20. 2011
    J. Maxwell Chamberlain Award - Co-investigatorSociety of Thoracic Surgeons 47th Annual Meeting
  21. 2011
    Brompton Award Finalist - Co-investigatorEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons 19th Annual Meeting
  22. 2011
    2nd Annual ESTS Masters' Cup Winner - STS TeamEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  23. 2010
    ESTS - Grillo Innovation Award - Principal investigator/SupervisorESTS - European Society of Thoracic Surgeons 18th Annual Meeting
  24. 2010
    1st Annual ESTS Masters' Cup WinnerSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  25. 2010
    Mayo Clinic Transplant Center Scholarly Clinician AwardWilliam J von Liebig Transplant Center
  26. 2009
    AATS Evarts Graham Traveling Fellowship - Primary SponsorFellowship recipient: Dr. Juanjo Fibla (Barcelona, Spain)
  27. 2009
    Blue Ribbon Best Poster Award in General Thoracic SurgerySociety of Thoracic Surgeons 45th Annual Meeting. "Occult N2 disease in 968 consecutive lung resections for T1 non-small cell lung cancer."
  28. 2009
    Young Investigator's Award Finalist - Co-investigatorESTS - European Society of Thoracic Surgeons 17th Annual Meeting
  29. 2008
    Affiliate Section Award-Complicated Airways category. "Bronchopleural fistula 7 years post-pneumonectomy."American College of Chest Physicians
  30. 2008
    Stowell-Orbison Award Finalist Co-investigatorUS and Canadian Academy of Pathology 97th Annual Meeting. "Multiple lung nodules, synchronous primaries versus synchronous metastases: does it matter?"
  31. 2008
    Bronze Telly AwardHealth and Wellness Category 29th Annual Award Competition. "Quit smoking for good."
  32. 2008
    Greek Pioneers' Award Finalist Co-investigatorEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons 16th Annual Meeting. "Thoracic metastasectomy for thyroid malignancies."
  33. 2008
    Patients' Choice AwardPatients' Choice Award - Thoracic Surgery
  34. 2008
    Aurora Award - Gold Award - Fitness/Health CategoryInternational Aurora Award Competition
  35. 2007
    Mayo Clinic Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic
  36. 2007
    Best Surgical Video AwardGeneral Thoracic Surgical Club 20th Annual Meeting. "Video-assisted transcervical thymectomy for myasthenia gravis"
  37. 2007
    Brompton Award Finalist Co-investigatorEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons 15th Annual Meeting. "Pulmonary metastasectomy: state of the practice in Europe"
  38. 2006
    Special Recognition for Leadership in Lung Transplantation and Donor Organ Utilization - LifeSource Donation Service AreaNational Organ Transplantation Breakthrough Collaborative
  39. 2005
    Marquis' Who's Who in Healthcare and MedicineMarquis Who's Who
  40. 2005
    Best Doctors in AmericaAwarding Organization
  41. 2005
    International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)Presidential Symposium Selected Presentation - Co-author 11th World Conference on Lung Cancer
  42. 2004
    National Health Information Merit AwardConsumer Health Publishers Association
  43. 2004
    National Health Information Merit - "Your Evaluation for Lung Volume Reduction Surgery" - Patient Education PamphletConsumer Health Publishers Association
  44. 2002
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  45. 1998
    Gallie-Bateman Surgical Research Competition - FinalistDepartment of Surgery, University of Toronto
  46. 1998
    C. Walton Lillehei Resident Research AwardAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  47. 1996
    Surgical Alumni Research FellowshipUniversity of Toronto
  48. 1995
    A. W. Harrison Surgical Resident Teaching AwardDepartment of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto
  49. 1995
    A.W. Harrison Surgical Resident Teaching AwardDepartment of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto
  50. 1994
    Graduated Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Ottawa
  51. 1993
    Faculty of Medicine Excellence ScholarshipUniversity of Ottawa
  52. 1993
    Highest Class StandingFaculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
  53. 1993
    Excellence ScholarshipUniversity of Ottawa
  54. 1993
    Faculty of Medicine Excellence ScholarshipUniversity of Ottawa
  55. 1993
    Professional Publishing Award (for academic excellence in medicine)Times Mirror Professional Publishing
  56. 1993
    A. A. Heaps, Member of Parliament - National Scholarship (for academic excellence and contribution to national social reform)Canadian Labour Congress
  57. 1992
    Support Staff Annual Scholarship (for academic excellence and contribution to the University)University of Ottawa
  58. 1992
    Surgical Skills Annual Competitions - First Place (twice)Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  59. 1992
    Support Staff Annual Scholarship (for academic excellence and contribution to the University)University of Ottawa
  60. 1990
    Robert and Mary Stanfield Foundation Scholar for Canadian Bilingual StudiesAwarding Organization
  61. 1989
    Scholarship of MeritUniversity of Ottawa
  62. 1988
    Dean's Honor RollUniversity of Ottawa

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Editorial Board MemberVideo-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  3. 2020 - present
    Abstract ReviewerSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberRoyal Society of Medicine
  5. 2019 - present
    FellowRoyal College of Surgeons of England
  6. 2018 - present
    Abstract Reviewer26th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  7. 2018 - present
    FacultyEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
  8. 2018 - present
    Associate EditorFrontiers in Surgery
  9. 2017 - 2019
    MemberMayo Clinic International Committee
  10. 2017 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic United Kingdom/Western Europe Regional Demand Generation Team
  11. 2017 - present
    Abstract Reviewer25th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  12. 2017 - present
    Abstract Reviewer54th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  13. 2016 - present
    Abstract ReviewerEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  14. 2015 - 2019
    CouncilorMinnesota Surgical Society
  15. 2015 - 2017
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic Office of Brand Management, Mayo Clinic Committees
  16. 2015
    ChairAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery Evarts Graham Fellowship Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  17. 2015
    Abstract Reviewer52nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  18. 2015
    Abstract Reviewer23rd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  19. 2015 - present
    ChairBrand Management Executive Committee
  20. 2015 - present
    MemberMinnesota Surgical Society
  21. 2014 - present
    MemberDivision of General Thoracic Surgery, Program Evaluation Committee
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberDivisions of Cardiovascular Surgery and General Thoracic Surgery, Program Evaluation Committee
  23. 2014 - 2015
    ChairWorkforce on Patient Safety, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  24. 2014 - 2015
    ChairSociety of Thoracic Surgeons Council on Quality, Research and Patient Safety Operating Board, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  25. 2014
    Abstract Reviewer22nd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  26. 2014
    MemberWorkgroup on Anterior Mediastinal Masses International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group
  27. 2014
    MemberWorkgroup on Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  28. 2014 - present
    Founding MemberWortman Lung Cancer Foundation
  29. 2014 - present
    Faculty40th Annual Toronto Thoracic Surgery Refresher Course
  30. 2014 - present
    Faculty4th International Congress of the Russian Association of Thoracic Surgeons
  31. 2013 - 2019
    Vice ChairDepartment of Surgery Practice, Department of Surgery
  32. 2013
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  33. 2013
    Program ChairAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  34. 2013
    FacultyAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  35. 2013 - present
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Department of Surgery
  36. 2013 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Surgery
  37. 2013 - present
    MemberSurgical Adminstrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  38. 2013 - present
    MemberQuality Committee, Department of Surgery
  39. 2013 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Care Advisory Council
  40. 2013 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Executive Committee
  41. 2013 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  42. 2013 - present
    MemberAccess Executive Subcommittee
  43. 2013 - present
    Abstract ReviewerEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  44. 2012 - 2019
    Practice ChairMayo Clinic Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
  45. 2012 - 2013
    MemberDepartment of Surgery
  46. 2012
    Faculty47th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  47. 2012
    ReviewerGerman Research Foundation
  48. 2012
    ReviewerPhysicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
  49. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  50. 2012 - present
    Abstract ReviewerEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  51. 2011 - 2015
    MemberMayo Clinic Brand Committee
  52. 2011 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  53. 2011 - 2012
    MemberScientific Committee, 7th International Meeting on General Thoracic Surgery
  54. 2011 - 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic eHealth Advisory Group
  55. 2011
    Abstract Reviewer19th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  56. 2011
    Site ReviewerCanadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  57. 2011
    Chair46th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  58. 2011 - present
    MemberFrontiers in Thoracic Oncology
  59. 2010 - 2019
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  60. 2010 - 2013
    Vice ChairEnterprise Marketing Council, Mayo Clinic Marketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  61. 2010 - 2012
    ChairMayo Clinic Enterprise Transplant Center Marketing Council, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  62. 2010 - 2012
    MemberQuality Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  63. 2010 - 2012
    MemberQuality Executive Subcommittee, Department of Surgery
  64. 2010
    FacultyMinimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery Master Class, European School of Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  65. 2010
    FacultyEuropean School of Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery Masters Class, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  66. 2010
    FacultyEuropean School of Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  67. 2010
    Abstract Reviewer18th Annual Meeting of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  68. 2010
    Abstract Reviewer47th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  69. 2010
    FacultyMasters of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  70. 2010
    Expert ConsultantEuropean School of Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery Masters Class, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  71. 2010
    FacultyEuropean School of Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  72. 2010
    Chair18th Annual Meeting of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  73. 2010
    Expert ConsultantMinimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery Master Class, European School of Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  74. 2010 - present
    MemberScientific Council for Pulmonary Transplantation Quality of Life Workforce
  75. 2010 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  76. 2009 - 2017
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  77. 2009 - 2017
    MemberCentennial Anniversary Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  78. 2009 - 2010
    MemberScientific Committee, 6th International Meeting on General Thoracic Surgery
  79. 2009 - 2010
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  80. 2009
    MemberMayo Clinic Travel Redesign Task Force
  81. 2009
    MemberAATS Evarts Graham Traveling Fellowship Recipient: Dr. Juanjo Fibla (Barcelona, Spain), American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  82. 2009
    Member17th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  83. 2009
    Member46th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  84. 2009
    MemberExternal Lung Transplant Program Program reviewed: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  85. 2009
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  86. 2009
    DirectorESTS-ISDE Symposium on Barrett's Esophagus, 17th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  87. 2009
    ChairEsophageal Surgery", Post-graduate course scientific session ", 17th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  88. 2009
    Jury member17th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  89. 2009
    Moderator and FacultyScientific Committee, 6th International Meeting on General Thoracic Surgery
  90. 2009 - present
    Reviewer/ConsultantExternal Lung Transplant Program Program reviewed: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  91. 2008 - 2012
    MemberLifeSource Organ Procurement Organization
  92. 2008 - 2011
    ChairTask Force on Website Development for the Workforce on Research and Clinical Trials, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  93. 2008 - 2011
    MemberTask Force on Early Career Development, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  94. 2008 - 2009
    MemberProgram Committee - 17th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Krakow, Poland, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  95. 2008
    FacultyOesophageal Surgery Course, Elancourt, France, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  96. 2008
    Abstract Reviewer16th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  97. 2008
    MemberMinimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery Master Class, European School of Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  98. 2007 - 2012
    MemberWorkforce on the STS Office of Research, Council on Quality, Research, and Patient Safety, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  99. 2007 - 2012
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons Council on Quality, Research and Patient Safety - Workforce on Research and Clinical Trials, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  100. 2007 - 2011
    ChairSpiration, Inc.
  101. 2007 - 2011
    MemberInternational Relations Committee, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  102. 2007 - 2010
    MemberScientific Committee, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  103. 2007 - 2009
    Vice ChairMayo Clinic Marketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  104. 2007 - 2008
    MemberProgram Committee - 16th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Bologna, Italy, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  105. 2007 - 2008
    MemberPlanning Committee Task Force - Clinical Research Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  106. 2007
    Abstract Reviewer15th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  107. 2007
    ContributorEuropean School of Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  108. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  109. 2006 - 2012
    MemberExecutive Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  110. 2006 - 2012
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  111. 2006 - 2010
    MemberSurgical Quality Assessment and Improvement Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  112. 2006 - 2009
    MemberMayo Clinic Marketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  113. 2006 - 2007
    Vice ChairMayo Clinic Security Council
  114. 2006
    Abstract Reviewer43rd Annual Meeting, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  115. 2006
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons Working Group on Lung Metastasectomy
  116. 2006 - present
    MemberCancer Interest Group, Department of Surgery
  117. 2006 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  118. 2005 - 2012
    Surgical DirectorLung Transplant Program, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  119. 2005 - 2012
    Mayo Clinic Cardiothoracic Transplantation Website Development Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  120. 2005
    Abstract Reviewer42nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  121. 2005 - present
    MemberLung Transplant Program, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  122. 2005 - present
    MemberUnited Network for Organ Sharing
  123. 2005 - present
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  124. 2004 - 2005
    SecretaryMayo Clinic Thoracic Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  125. 2004 - present
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  126. 2004 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
  127. 2004 - present
    MemberEsophageal Cancer Working Group, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  128. 2003 - 2009
    MemberFaculty of 1000
  129. 2003 - 2007
    MemberTransplant/Immunology Steering Committee, American College of Chest Physicians
  130. 2003 - 2005
    Vice ChairInformation Security Subcommittee, Information Technology Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  131. 2003
    MemberEvarts Graham AATS Traveling Fellow - Local Sponsor, Secondary Site Visit. Cliff Choong, MBBS, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  132. 2003 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  133. 2003 - present
    MemberClinical Events Committee - Pilot Study of Intra-Bronchial Valve (IBV TM), Spiration, Inc.
  134. 2002 - 2008
    ChairMayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Patient Education Committee, Department of Surgery
  135. 2002 - 2006
    ChairMayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Website Development Committee, Department of Surgery
  136. 2002 - 2006
    MemberMayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Website Development Committee, Department of Surgery
  137. 2002 - 2005
    MemberMayo Clinic Cardiothoracic Transplantation Website Development Committee, Cardiothoracic Transplantation, Division of Transplantation Surgery
  138. 2002 - 2005
    MemberMayo Clinic Cardiothoracic Transplantation Website Development Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  139. 2002 - 2003
    MemberInformation Security Subcommittee, Information Technology Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  140. 2002 - present
    MemberMayo Surgical Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  141. 2002 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Thoracic Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  142. 2002 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Patient Education Committee, Department of Surgery
  143. 2002 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  144. 2002 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  145. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  146. 2000 - present
    MemberGeneral Thoracic Surgery Club
  147. 1998
    MemberContract Negotiating Team, Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario
  148. 1997 - 1998
    Assistant Research SupervisorSummer Student Program, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
  149. 1997 - 1998
    Executive MemberSection of Residents, Ontario Medical Association
  150. 1997 - 1998
    Executive SecretaryProfessional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario
  151. 1997
    MemberPlanning Committee, Integrity in Research Symposium, University of Toronto
  152. 1997 - present
    MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  153. 1996 - 1998
    MemberBoard of Directors, Canadian Association of Interns & Residents, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  154. 1996 - 1998
    MemberClinician Investigator Program, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  155. 1996 - 1997
    RepresentativeCanadian Association of Interns & Residents, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  156. 1996 - 1997
    Executive MemberProfessional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario
  157. 1996 - 1997
    Hospital RepresentativeGeneral Council, Toronto General Hospital, Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario
  158. 1996
    Media & Community SpokespersonDialogue '96, Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario
  159. 1994
    PresidentMedical School Class of 1994, University of Ottawa
  160. 1994 - present
    MemberCanadian Medical Association
  161. 1994 - present
    MemberOntario Medical Association
  162. 1991 - 1995
    MemberPremier's Council on Health
  163. 1991 - 1995
    MemberAdvisory Council to the Premier of Ontario, Premier's Council on Health
  164. 1990 - 1994
    JudgeStudent Court, University of Ottawa
  165. 1989 - 1994
    SenatorUniversity of Ottawa
  166. 1989 - 1990
    MemberConstituency Assistant to Howard McCurdy, House of Commons
  167. 1988 - 1989
    MemberSpecial Assistant to Dave Cooke, Queen's Park, Ontario
  168. 1988
    ResearcherFinancial Post Parliamentary Database
  169. 1988
    Freelance WriterFinancial Post Parliamentary Database
  170. 1988
    MemberFinancial Post Parliamentary Database
  171. 1987 - 1988
    Parliamentary PageHouse of Commons
  172. 1987 - 1988
    MemberSpecial Assistant to Rod Murphy, House of Commons
  173.  
    Co-ChairCancer Interest Group, Department of Surgery
  174.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  175.  
    MemberDepartment of Surgery
  176.  
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  177.  
    MemberWestern Surgical Association
  178.  
    MemberWorld Association of Medical Editors
  179.  
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  180.  
    MemberSurgical Outcomes Club, American College of Surgeons
  181.  
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  182.  
    SponsorAATS Evarts Graham Traveling Fellowship Recipient: Dr. Juanjo Fibla (Barcelona, Spain), American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  183.  
    Abstract Reviewer17th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  184.  
    Abstract Reviewer46th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  185.  
    MemberBiology Club, General Thoracic Surgery Club
  186.  
    MemberNational Lung Review Board, United Network for Organ Sharing
  187.  
    MemberLung Cancers Section, Faculty of 1000
  188.  
    MemberCardiothoracic Transplant Committee. Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota; UNOS Region 7, LifeSource Organ Procurement Organization

Publications

Research activities

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