Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies

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Our Team

Our dedicated staff of surgeons, oncologists and nurses is here for you and your family. We'll help minimize pain and provide effective treatment as you begin the recovery process. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please let us know.

Thoracic Surgery
Pulmonary Medicine
Gastroenterology
Pathology
Nurse Practitioner Staff

Thoracic Surgery



Hiran C. Fernando, MD
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Director, Center for Thoracic Oncology 
Attending Physician, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Lung cancer therapy with minimally invasive lobectomy, segmentectomy, or percutaneus ablatation; robotic surgery; minimally invasive esophagectomy, laparoscopic and endoscopic (incisionless) surgery for reflux; achalasia and cryotherapy for airway and esophagus

 



 

 




Virginia R. Litle, MD  
Director, Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies
Director, Barrett's Esophageal Program
Director, Thoracic Surgery Clinical Research

Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Thoracic surgeon specializing in management of benign and malignant esophageal diseases including Barrett’s esophagus, achalasia and esophageal cancer; minimally invasive esophageal surgery and endoscopic procedures including minimally invasive esophagectomy, endoscopic resection and Barrx ablation of Barrett’s esophagus; VATS lobectomy for lung cancer, airway and esophageal stenting and laser treatment for palliation of lung and esophagus cancer

Pulmonary Medicine



Frank M. Shembri, MD
Director, Pulmonary Interventional Services

Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Bronchoscopy; ultrasound guided thoracentesis; bronchoscopy

Gastroenterology



 


Albena Halpert, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Medicine Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Functional GI and motility disorders



 



Christopher Huang, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Medicine Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus, pancreatobiliary diseases, internal medicine  





Brian C. Jacobson, MD, MPH

Associate Director of Endoscopy Program

Attending Physician, Center for Thoracic Oncology
Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Gastroesophageal reflux disease; Barrett´s esophagus and pancreatobiliary diseases



 



T. Carlton Moore, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Medicine Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Esophageal cancer, esophageal adenocarcinoma, Barrett´s esophagus, internal medicine

Pathology



 

Michael O'Brien, MD, MPH
Chief, Department of Anatomic Pathology

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Anatomic pathology

 

Nurse Practitioner Staff





Mary Clancy, NP





Carmel Fitzgerald, NP






Nancy Paull, NP

 

 

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Fax: 617.638.7382


Boston Medical Center
Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies
Moakley Building
3rd Floor,
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118


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