Beth Israel Deaconess and Anna Jaques Open Thoracic Clinic in Newburyport

BIDMC Contributor

DECEMBER 18, 2015

BIDMC thoracic surgeons Sidhu Gangadharan, MD and Michael Kent, MD to share expertise

KentGangadharanAnna Jaques and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are pleased to announce their latest clinical collaboration, the Thoracic Clinic at Anna Jaques Cancer Center, affiliated with BIDMC. This clinic delivers the advanced care expected from a major Boston teaching hospital, with a convenient, personalized approach to give patients the best of both worlds.

Sidhu Gangadharan, MD, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology, and Michael Kent, MD, Director of Minimally-Invasive Thoracic Surgery now provide comprehensive pulmonary services on the Anna Jaques campus. On staff at BIDMC and members of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, both doctors bring years of collective expertise and highly-specialized care to the community.

“Anna Jaques and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have once again joined forces to enhance the quality and level of care provided right here in the Newburyport community. Now, patients who suffer from lung and esophageal diseases have a committed team, including highly trained and specialized thoracic surgeons, that work together to diagnose and direct their treatment - all within the comfort of the Anna Jaques campus,” said Dr. Gail Fayre, Chief Medical Officer, Anna Jaques Hospital.

“We’re excited to begin working alongside our colleagues in the Thoracic Clinic at Anna Jacques Cancer Center,” says Gangadharan. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to share expertise and bring some of the innovative surgical techniques we’ve developed to patients on the North Shore.”

Services provided by the Thoracic Clinic include:

  • Cancers of the lung & esophagus (tube connecting throat to stomach)
  • Heartburn and hiatal hernia
  • Complex diseases impacting the windpipes
  • Diseases in the lungs and area surrounding the heart including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD or emphysema)

The Thoracic Clinic is located at the Anna Jaques Cancer Center, affiliated with BIDMC, at One Wallace Bashaw Jr. Way, Suite 1001, in Newburyport, MA. For more information or appointments, call the Thoracic Clinic at 978-463-1374.

About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School and consistently ranks as a national leader among independent hospitals in National Institutes of Health funding.

BIDMC is in the community with Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, Anna Jaques Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, Lawrence General Hospital, MetroWest Medical Center, Signature Healthcare, Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare, Community Care Alliance and Atrius Health. BIDMC is also clinically affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center and is a research partner of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and the Jackson Laboratory. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. For more information, visit