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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


Mulvihill, Michael S., Morgan L. Cox, David C. Becerra, Joshua A. Watson, Soraya L. Voigt, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Paul J. Speicher, Thomas A. D’Amico, Betty Tong, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Higher Use of Surgery Confers Superior Survival in Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 106, no. 5 (November 2018): 1533–40.

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Ackerson, Bradley G., Betty C. Tong, Julian C. Hong, Lin Gu, Junzo Chino, Jacob W. Trotter, Thomas A. D’Amico, et al. “Stereotactic body radiation therapy versus sublobar resection for stage I NSCLC.” Lung Cancer 125 (November 2018): 185–91.

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Hirji, Sameer A., and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Visiting an old foe: distant recurrence following R0 lobectomy for pathological N0 lung adenocarcinoma.” J Thorac Dis 10, no. Suppl 26 (September 2018): S3286–89.

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Liu, Xiaochuan, Xiaosang Chen, Yaxing Shen, Hao Wang, Mingxiang Feng, Lijie Tan, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Learning curve for uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy-results from 120 consecutive patients.” J Thorac Dis 10, no. 8 (August 2018): 5100–5107.

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Demmy, Todd L., Sai Yendamuri, Thomas A. D’Amico, and William R. Burfeind. “Oncologic Equivalence of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy: The Scientific and Practical Arguments.” The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 106, no. 2 (August 2018): 609–17.

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Ettinger, David S., Dara L. Aisner, Douglas E. Wood, Wallace Akerley, Jessica Bauman, Joe Y. Chang, Lucian R. Chirieac, et al. “NCCN Guidelines Insights: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 5.2018.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 16, no. 7 (July 2018): 807–21.

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Speicher, Paul J., and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Weighing the relative importance of short-term versus long-term outcomes when comparing surgery versus stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer.” J Thorac Dis 10, no. Suppl 17 (June 2018): S2022–24.

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Klinger, Rebecca Y., Olga G. James, Salvador Borges-Neto, Tiffany Bisanar, Yi-Ju Li, Wenjing Qi, Miles Berger, et al. “18F-florbetapir Positron Emission Tomography-determined Cerebral β-Amyloid Deposition and Neurocognitive Performance after Cardiac Surgery.” Anesthesiology 128, no. 4 (April 2018): 728–44.

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