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John Kucharczuk, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

JohnCharlesKucharczukMD

Thoracic Surgery Philadelphia, PA

Adult General Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Physician Lead, Integrated Thoracic Oncology Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System

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Summary

  • Dr. Kucharczuk is a board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic surgery. He specializes in Surgical Thoracic Oncology focusing on the treatment of lung cancer and esophageal cancer.

Skills & Expertise

  • Bronchoscopy, Rigid bronchoscopy, Flexible bronchoscopy, Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, Adult general thoracic surgery, Thoracic surgical oncology, Minimally invasive thoracic surgery, Esophageal surgery, Mesothelioma surgery

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1999 - 2001
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1999
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1993 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2011-2014
  • Philadelphia Magazine Castle Connolly, 2010-2014
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly, 2010-2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Implications of Hospital Volume on Costs Following Esophagectomy in the United States  
    Gregory T Kennedy, Sunil Singhal, John C Kucharczuk, Jarrod D Predina, Andrew D Newton, Journal of gastrointestinal surgery

Press Mentions

  • What Women Need to Know About Lung Cancer
    What Women Need to Know About Lung CancerNovember 1st, 2019
  • Improving Surgery for Mesothelioma with Glowing Tumor Technology
    Improving Surgery for Mesothelioma with Glowing Tumor TechnologyAugust 9th, 2018

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Hospital Affiliations