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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


Ettinger, David S., Gerold Bepler, Raphael Bueno, Andrew Chang, Joe Y. Chang, Lucian R. Chirieac, Thomas A. D’Amico, et al. “Non-small cell lung cancer clinical practice guidelines in oncology.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4, no. 6 (July 2006): 548–82.

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Petersen, Rebecca P., Duykhanh Pham, Eric M. Toloza, William R. Burfeind, David H. Harpole, Steven I. Hanish, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Thoracoscopic lobectomy: a safe and effective strategy for patients receiving induction therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 82, no. 1 (July 2006): 214–18.

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Kelsey, C. R., B. G. Czito, J. C. Bendell, C. G. Willett, M. A. Morse, T. A. D’Amico, W. Honeycutt, A. Franklin, D. Yu, and H. I. Hurwitz. “A phase I study of capecitabine (CAP), carboplatin (CARB), paclitaxel (TAX) and external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for patients with esophageal carcinoma (EC).” J Clin Oncol 24, no. 18_suppl (June 20, 2006): 14044.


D’Amico, Thomas A., Kelli R. Brooks, Mary-Beth Moore Joshi, Debbi Conlon, James Herndon, Rebecca P. Petersen, and David H. Harpole. “Serum protein expression predicts recurrence in patients with early-stage lung cancer after resection.” Ann Thorac Surg 81, no. 6 (June 2006): 1982–87.

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Hill, Steven E., Rebecca A. Keller, Mark Stafford-Smith, Katherine Grichnik, William D. White, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Mark F. Newman. “Efficacy of single-dose, multilevel paravertebral nerve blockade for analgesia after thoracoscopic procedures.” Anesthesiology 104, no. 5 (May 2006): 1047–53.

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Gaca, Jeffrey G., Rebecca P. Petersen, Bercedis L. Peterson, David H. Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, Theodore N. Pappas, Hilliard F. Seigler, Walter G. Wolfe, and Douglas S. Tyler. “Pathologic nodal status predicts disease-free survival after neoadjuvant chemoradiation for gastroesophageal junction carcinoma.” Ann Surg Oncol 13, no. 3 (March 2006): 340–46.

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