Brendon M. Stiles, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, USA

Dr. Stiles is an Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine.  Dr. Stiles did his general surgery training at the University of Virginia and undertook cardiothoracic surgical training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  He is a member of the IASLC, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Stiles’ expertise is in the minimally invasive surgical management of lung and esophageal cancer.  He has written numerous clinical manuscripts and book chapters on lung cancer screening, staging and management of lung nodules and of early lung cancer, and perioperative care of lung cancer patients.  Additionally, he has written extensively on outcomes in esophageal cancer, particularly as it relates to neoadjuvant therapy and surgical strategies.  Dr. Stiles is also an active basic science researcher with a focus on lung cancer.  Dr. Stiles is the Vice President of the New York General Thoracic Surgical Club.  He is on the Board of Directors, the Medical Advisory Board, and is Vice Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, a national foundation supporting lung cancer research.  He is also a scientific reviewer for the Department of Defense CDMRP Lung Cancer Program and for the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education.  Dr. Stiles is an active lung cancer advocate on Twitter (@BrendonStilesMD).