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Thoracic Surgery

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD

Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Distinctions
5.0
37 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
offices
publications
ratings & reviews
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, 2018-2020
offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867

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.

ratings & reviews

37 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

5.00 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

5.0
Gives easy to understand instruction
5.0
Explains in a way you understand
5.0
Listens carefully to you
5.0
Shows respect for what you say
5.0
Spends enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
October 24, 2019

Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen a excellent doctor. I love her.

5.0
August 20, 2019

The doctor and nurses were great [...]

5.0
August 8, 2019

Attention & direction were proper.

5.0
July 9, 2019

Dr. C. Etkman And Her Staff Were Wonderful. They Return Your Calls, Dr Etkman Is Very Attentive n Listens To You As Well As Explain Everything To You In Terms You Understand. There Awesome.

5.0
June 10, 2019

[...] care was wonderful.