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Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD

Thoracic Surgery
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 3
New York, NY 10032
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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD


Dr. Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD, is Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and director of the Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Programs. Dr. D'Ovidio has lectured and published extensively on the subject of lung transplantation and ex-vivo perfusion.


Dr. D'Ovidio is renown for his surgical work in patients with lung cancer and other thoracic disorders including, esophageal disorders, robotic thoracic surgery and thoracic outlet syndrome.


He received his MD from the University of Bologna, Italy, completed his surgical residency at St. Orsola University Hospital, Italy and completed his Fellowship at the University of Toronto Hospitals, Canada.


Dr. D'Ovidio has been an invited speaker and principal and co- investigator of numerous clinical trials, author of numerous publications in renown journals such as the Journal of The American College of Cardiology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplant, among many others.


Dr. D'Ovidio is a member of numerous prestigious societies and councils including the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation, Scientific Committee for Thoracic Surgery, the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and an Honorary Member, of Societas Medica Chirurgica Bononiensis, among others.


Languages Spoken

  • Italian

Specialties & Expertise

  • Achalasia
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Ex-vivo lung Perfusion
  • GERD-Laparoscopic Technique
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mesothelioma
  • Organ Transplant, Pediatric
  • Robotic Esophageal Surgery
  • Robotic Lung Surgery
  • Robotic Mediastinal Surgery
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Thoracic Lung Cases
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Thorascopic Lung Surgery
  • Thymoma

Education

  • Fellowship: University of Toronto Hospitals
  • Medical School: University of Bologna, Italy
  • Residency: St. Orsola University Hospital, Italy

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • 2005 Philip K Caves Award, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of heart and lung transplantation, May 8, 2005, Philadelphia
  • Best experimental research, Italian Society of Organ Transplantation (SITO), XXV National Congress Bologna 19-21 September 1999

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