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Thoracic Surgery

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD

Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Awards
about me
publications
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Novel intraoperative imaging techniques and the meaningful application in treating lung cancer
  • Decisional sciences surrounding lung cancer screening
Research Interests
  • Novel intraoperative imaging techniques
  • Intraoperative imaging and the meaningful application in treating lung cancer
  • Lung cancer screening
Education
  • MD, UCLA Medical School, Los Angeles, CA
Training
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship, Surgery (Research), Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Board Certification
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Chest Physicians
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
Awards and Honors
  • Highest Distinction, University of California at Berkeley
  • Ciba Award for Merit in Biology and Histology
  • Regent's Scholarship, UCLA Medical School
  • Alameda Medical Association Scholarship, UCLA Medical School
  • McGraw-Hill Award for Exemplary Scholarship, UCLA Medical School
  • Josiah E. Brown Prize for Outstanding Research, UCLA Medical School
  • Aesculapian Award for Leadership, UCLA Medical School
  • UCLA Medal for Most Outstanding Graduate Student
  • Ethicon Laparoscopy/Endoscopy Training Prize, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • John A. Mannick Research Award, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery Scholarship Award
  • Most Outstanding Basic Science Presentation, Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American College of Chest Physicians Scholarship Award
  • Traveling Fellowship to Chiba, Japan
  • Dartmouth Institute $25,000 Prize for Clinical Program Development: Building the Multidisciplinary Esophageal Cancer Program
  • Norris Cotton Cancer Center Award for Excellence
  • Excellence in Teaching, Harvard Medical School
  • Osteen Award, Harvard Medical School for Exemplary Dedication to Teaching
  • Top Doctors, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Philadelphia magazine, 2018
publications
Digital Bibliography
Publications

Parungo CP, Brooks DC, The pregnant surgical patient in ACS Surgery: Principles & Practice. American College of Surgeons; 2003.

Erkmen CP, Ducko CT, Jalkitsch MT, Thoracic Incisions in Adult Chest Surgery. McGraw-Hill Company; June 2009.

Erkmen CP, Hong, J. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Brain and Adrenal Metastasis. Thoracic Oncology: A Multi-disciplinary Approach. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. In Press.

offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867