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Thoracic Surgery

Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS

Larry Kaiser


Thoracic Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation

about me
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Lung cancer
  • Mediastinal tumors
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Fellowship (Research), Surgical Oncology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency, Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Residency, Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Residency, Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Board Certification
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • American College of Radiology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Surgical Association
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Fleischner Society
  • General Thoracic Surgical Biology Club
  • General Thoracic Surgical Club
  • Halsted Society
  • Elected Member, National Academy of Medicine
  • Longmire Surgical Society
  • Society of Clinical Surgery
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • Surgical Biology Club II
  • Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Friends of National Library of Medicine
  • John Morgan Society
  • Penn Club
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
  • Mental Health Task Force
  • Texas Surgical Society
Awards and Honors
  • Best Doctors in America®, Thoracic Surgery, 2017-2018, 2019-2020
  • Top Doctors, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Philadelphia magazine
  • Best Doctors in America, Northeast Region
  • World Class Doc, Philadelphia Magazine
  • Top Doctor in America, American Health
  • Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
  • Tulane Medical Alumni Association Award
  • Merck Manual Award, Tulane University School of Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery Faculty Teaching Award
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in the World
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • I.S. Ravdin Master Clinician Award, Penn Medicine Awards of Excellence, UPenn School of Medicine
  • First Prize in the Surgery Category of the British Medical Association Book Awards for Operative Thoracic Surgery
  • Operative Thoracic Surgery Winner in Category of Scholarly Academic Reference Books at the PBIF British Book Design and Production Awards
  • University of Houston’s McGovern Award and Lecture

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