Thoracic Surgery & Interventional Pulmonology Research

Airway and Lung Disease Research

Our surgeons are invested in performing innovative research in the study of chest diseases. Our investigators' research focuses on the latest multidisciplinary evaluation of and treatment for patients with benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) lung diseases.

Sidhu Gangadharan, MD

Research Focus: Clinical research outcomes of tracheobronchomalacia; novel methods of staging lung cancer utilizing near-infrared imaging technology

Michael Kent, MD

Research Focus: Outcomes; improving quality of care in thoracic surgery

Adnan Majid, MD

Research Focus: Emphysema in endoscopic lung volume reduction; electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy; therapeutic use of endobronchial ultrasound

Mihir Parikh, MD

Research Focus: Improving procedural education for pulmonary and critical care medicine; quality improvement studies to improve outcomes

Jennifer Wilson, MD

Research Focus: Improving clinical outcomes in complex airway disease and lung cancer

Chenchen Zhang, MD, PhD

Research Focus: Lung cancer; central airway stenosis