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Sidhu Gangadharan, MD
Chief, Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology

Dr. Gangadharan is Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology. He is also Program Director for the Cardiothoracic Residency Program and Assistant Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program at BIDMC. He earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery and thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a two-year research fellowship in the Harvard-Longwood Training Program in Vascular Surgery. Dr. Gangadharan is board certified in thoracic surgery and his clinical interests include minimally invasive thoracic surgery, tracheobronchomalacia, and other benign airway conditions.

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Adnan Majid, MD
Chief, Interventional Pulmonology

Dr. Majid is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Interventional Pulmonology, a section of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology at BIDMC. He is also the Director of BIDMC’s fellowship program in Interventional Pulmonology. Dr. Majid earned his medical degree from the Universidad del Rosario (Colombia) School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago and the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr. Majid completed a fellowship in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at New England Medical Center (now Tufts Medical Center) and a fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology at BIDMC. Dr. Majid is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine, and his clinical interests include complex airway disorders, pleural disease, and lung cancer.

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Mihir Parikh, MD
Interventional Pulmonology

Dr. Parikh is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and completed a residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine and a fellowship in interventional pulmonology at the University of California–San Francisco. Dr. Parikh is board certified in internal medicine, critical care medicine, and pulmonary medicine. Dr. Parikh’s clinical interests include lung cancer, malignant obstruction of central airways, and endoscopic treatment of COPD and emphysema. His research interests are lung cancer screening and diagnosis and simulation-based education for medical trainees. He sees patients at BIDMC and BIDH-Milton. 

           

Michael Kent, MD
Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Kent is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and a thoracic surgeon in the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology at BIDMC. Dr. Kent earned his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive thoracic surgery and a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Board certified in thoracic surgery, Dr. Kent’s clinical interests include minimally invasive pulmonary and esophageal surgery, lung and esophageal cancers, and benign esophageal disease such as achalasia and gastroesophageal reflux. His research focuses on outcomes and improving quality of care in thoracic surgery.

Richard Whyte, MD, MBA 
Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Whyte is Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, on staff in the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology, and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Quality, and Safety for the Department of Surgery. Dr. Whyte received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency in General Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. After his residency he pursued further training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Michigan. Dr. Whyte earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Board certified in thoracic surgery, Dr. Whyte’s clinical interests include lung transplantation and the surgical management of lung and esophageal tumors.

 


Jennifer WilsonJennifer L. Wilson, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Wilson attended the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine. She completed her residency in general surgery at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA, followed by a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at BIDMC. She is a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wilson’s clinical interests include benign and malignant esophageal diseases, lung cancer and lung cancer screening, chest wall tumors, mediastinal tumors, minimally invasive surgery, pectus excavatum repair, thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis, tracheal stenosis, and tracheobronchomalacia (TBM). Her research interests are clinical outcomes, cost-effective healthcare, education, and quality improvement. Dr. Wilson sees patients at Cambridge Health Alliance and BIDMC.

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Contact Information

Chest Disease Center
Department of Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
West Campus, Farr Entrance - Deaconess Building, Suite 201
185 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
617-632-8252
617-632-8253