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Benjamin Kozower, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Saint Louis, MO, Siteman Cancer Center

BenjaminD.KozowerMD

Thoracic Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Adult General Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Professor of Surgery at Washington University

Overview of Dr. Kozower

Dr. Benjamin Kozower is a thoracic surgeon in Saint Louis, MO and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Siteman Cancer Center and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice 20 years. Dr. Kozower accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 41 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 5 doctors at Siteman Cancer Center who specialize in Thoracic Surgery.

Skills & Expertise

  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery, Thoracic surgical oncology, Neoplasm staging, Pneumonectomy, Thoracic surgery, Lung transplantation

Education & Training

  • Washington University
    Washington UniversityFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2004 - 2006
  • University of Connecticut
    University of ConnecticutResidency, General Surgery, 1997 - 2004
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryClass of 1997
  • University of VirginiaMPH, Public Health

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2006 - 2016
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Inpatient - Core EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Bronchiolitis-Obliterans Syndrome-Free Survival Following Lung Transplantation - an International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Thoracic Transplan...  
    Daniel E Kreisel, Varun Puri, Benjamin D Kozower, G Alec Patterson, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Lectures

  • AATS 2013 Grant Writing Workshop 
    American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Bethesda, Maryland - 3/8/2013

Authored Content

  • Bronchiolitis-Obliterans Syndrome-Free Survival Following Lung Transplantation - an International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Thoracic Transplant Registry AnalysisSeptember 2018

Press Mentions

  • Cancer Clinical Trial Access Expands in St. Louis Area Thanks to $7.8m to Siteman Cancer Center
    Cancer Clinical Trial Access Expands in St. Louis Area Thanks to $7.8m to Siteman Cancer CenterAugust 2nd, 2019
  • Siteman Cancer Center Awarded $7.8 Million to Expand Clinical Trials Access
    Siteman Cancer Center Awarded $7.8 Million to Expand Clinical Trials AccessAugust 1st, 2019
  • Watch What Happens: Keeping an Eye on Lung Cancer
    Watch What Happens: Keeping an Eye on Lung CancerApril 6th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Mortality Assessment In Lung Cancer ResectionAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2009–2011

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
    Anthem KeyCare PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    Coventry Virginia - HMO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment