Frederic Grannis, MD

Frederic Grannis, MD

Thoracic Surgery Bradbury, CA

Clinical Professor, Thoracic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center

Office Address

  • 1500 E Duarte Rd
    Bradbury, CA 91010
    Phone: (626) 359-8111

Frederic Grannis, MD

Thoracic Surgery Bradbury, CA

Clinical Professor, Thoracic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • New York Medical CollegeNew York Medical College
  • Boston College

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1978 - 2015
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Top Doctors, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery: 1%U.S. News and World Report, 2012
    • Recognition Award for Distinguished Service as a Member of the Health and Science Policy CommitteeAmerican College of Chest Physicians, 2008
    • Nicholas A. Halasz Resident Teaching AwardDepartment of Surgery, University of California San Diego, 2008

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Sub-lobar Resection is Equivalent to Lobectomy for Clinical Stage 1A Lung Cancer in Solid Nodules  Nasser K. Altorki, MD1, Rowena Yip, MPH2, Takaomi Hanaoka, MD3, Thomas Bauer, MD4 Ralph Aye, MD5, Leslie Kohman, MD6, Barry Sheppard, MD7, Richard Thurer, MD8, Sha..., J Thor CV Surg, 12/1/2013
    • Balancing curability and unnecessary surgery in the context of computed tomography screening for lung cancer  Raja Flores, Thomas Bauer, Ralph Aye, Shahriyour Andaz, Leslie Kohman, , Barry Sheppard, William Mayfield, Richard Thurer, Michael Smith, Robert Korst, Michaela Straz..., JThorCVSurg, 12/1/2013
    • Musings of a cynical curmudgeon: Pain or feign?  Grannis FW Jr., Oncology (Williston Park), 8/1/2013

    Books/Book Chapters

    • 1.2010 version of NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines for NSCLC  
      Grannis, F
      Editors: .
    • NCCN Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Guidelines v1  
      Grannis, F
      Editors: .
    • Cancer Survivorship: Today and Tomorrow Chapter: Medical and psychosocial issues in lung cancer survivors. 
      Sarna, L, Grannis, F, Coscarelli, A
      Editors: Ganz, PA.Springer, New York


    • Natural History of Typical Carcinoid of the Lung. Dan J. Raz, Rebecca A. Nelson, Frederic Grannis, Jae Y. Kim, 94th Annual Meeting of American Association for Thoracic Surgery; General Thoracic Moderated Poster Competition, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 4/26/2014
    • Use of Augmented Meaningful Use Criteria to Identify Patients Eligible for Lung Cancer Screening. Dan J. Raz, MD1,2, Rachel Dunham NP2, Brian Tiep, MD2,3, Argelia Sandoval, MD, 2,3 Frederic Grannis, MD1, Arnold Rotter, MD2,4, Jae Y. Kim, MD1, Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Orlando, FL, 1/25/2014
    • Overdiagnosis bias in lung cancer screening: a false hypothesis. Grannis F.W., Overdiagnosis Conference, Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH, 9/27/2013


    • Pleural Effusion Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA - 12/4/2013
    • Pneumothorax Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA - 12/4/2013
    • Stop at the Pleura: An Early History of Pulmonary Resection. City of Hope National Medical Center - 11/21/2013


    • Why did CVS decide to stop selling “Poison”? Frederic W. Grannis Jr., MD, CancerNetwork Blog
    • Evidence is weak in NY Times editorial on radiation risk. Frederic W. Grannis Jr., contributing writer,
    • This Screening Life Frederic W. Grannis Jr., MD, CancerNetwork Blog

    Research History

    • Principal Investigator2001 - 2008
      International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (IELCAP); CT lung cancer screening


    • Tobacco Related Disease Research Projects (TRDRP) University of California Scientific Advisory Committee Member 2009 - 2013

    Professional Memberships

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net California Large Group PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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