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Thoracic Surgery

Cherie P. Erkmen, MD

Cherie P. Erkmen
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Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Distinctions
4.9
32 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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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, 2018-2021
offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 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

32 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

4.90 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.7
Give easy to understand instruction
4.8
Provider expl in way you understand
4.9
Provider listen carefully to you
5.0
Show respect for what you say
4.9
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
April 27, 2021

The staff in this office is very professional and the dr. was very good in explaining my situation.

5.0
March 1, 2021

Very beautiful people work at Temple!

5.0
January 26, 2021

Good.

5.0
December 2, 2020

Dr. Erkmen is an excellent doctor with compassion, understanding and a good heart.

5.0
November 10, 2020

I have no bad experience with my doctor or her staff they where very good.

5.0
August 25, 2020

All good.

3.0
August 5, 2020

It was fair.

5.0
February 14, 2020

The doctor was very good [...]

5.0
January 30, 2020

Good care.