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Thomas Anthony D'Amico, MD

Gary Hock Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Director, Integrated Thoracic Surgery Residency Program and Joint General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery Residency Program
Director, Advanced Training in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Office: Duke South - 3589 White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3496 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Lung Cancer

1.Role of molecular markers in the prognosis and therapy of lung cancer
2.Genomic analysis lung cancer mutations

Esophageal Cancer

1.Role of molecular markers in the prognosis and therapy of esophageal cancer
2.Genomic analysis esophageal cancer mutations

Education and Training

  • M.D., Columbia University, 1987


Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Nicholas R. Mayne, Hanghang Wang, Ryan R. Meyerhoff, Sameer Hirji, Betty C. Tong, Matthew Hartwig, David Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Mark Berry. “Outcomes of Major Lung Resection After Induction Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Elderly Patients.” Ann Thorac Surg 102, no. 3 (September 2016): 962–70.

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Gonzalez-Rivas, Diego, Thomas A. Damico, Gening Jiang, and Alan Sihoe. “Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery: a call for better evidence, not just more evidence.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50, no. 3 (September 2016): 416–17.

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Yerokun, Babatunde A., Zhifei Sun, Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, Brian C. Gulack, Paul J. Speicher, Mohamed A. Adam, Thomas A. D’Amico, et al. “Minimally Invasive Versus Open Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis.” Ann Thorac Surg 102, no. 2 (August 2016): 416–23.

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Kara, H Volkan, Brad M. Gandolfi, Judson B. Williams, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Michael R. Zenn. “Multidisciplinary approach to treatment of radiation-induced chest wall sarcoma.” Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 64, no. 8 (August 2016): 492–95.

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Halasz, Lia M., Hajime Uno, Melissa Hughes, Thomas D’Amico, Elisabeth U. Dexter, Stephen B. Edge, James A. Hayman, et al. “Comparative effectiveness of stereotactic radiosurgery versus whole-brain radiation therapy for patients with brain metastases from breast or non-small cell lung cancer.” Cancer 122, no. 13 (July 1, 2016): 2091–2100.

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Ettinger, David S., Douglas E. Wood, Wallace Akerley, Lyudmila A. Bazhenova, Hossein Borghaei, David Ross Camidge, Richard T. Cheney, et al. “NCCN Guidelines Insights: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 3.2016.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14, no. 7 (July 2016): 825–36.

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