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Larry Kaiser, MD

Larry Kaiser, MD

Thoracic Surgery Philadelphia, PA

CEO, Temple U Health System; Dean, Temple U School of Medicine, Sr. Exec. VP, Temple U

Office Address

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  • 3401 N Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    Phone: (215) 707-3601
    Fax: (215) 707-1576

Dr. Kaiser's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma; Thymus Neoplasms; Thymectomy; Esophageal Neoplasms; Mediastinal Neoplasms

Dr. Kaiser's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA
    Associate Professor (1991-1996); Professor (1996-1997); The Eldridge L. Eliason Professor (1997-2005); The John Rhea Barton Professor and Chairman (2001-2008)
  • Honorary ProfessorSoochow University
    Jiangsu Province, Peoples Republic of China
  • ProfessorTemple University, Philadelphia
    PA
  • Alkek-Williams Chair and ProfessorUniversity of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Houston, TX
    Professor, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (2008-2011)
  • Surgeon-in-ChiefUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System
    Philadelphia, PA
    Co-Medical Director (2004-2008)
  • Chief of SurgeryHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Member, Board of DirectorsClinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA
  • ChairmanUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical Center
    Philadelphia, PA
    Founder and Director (1991-1995); Director (1991-2001); Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon (1991-2008); Co-Director (1991-2008); Chief, General Surgery (1995-1999)
  • DirectorUniversity of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic SurgeonVeterans Administration Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
  • Associate ProfessorWashington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, MO
    Assistant Professor (1988-1990)
  • Attending Cardiothoracic SurgeonSt. Louis Regional Medical Center
    St. Louis, MO
  • Co-DirectorSt. Louis Children's Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
    Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon (1988-1991)
  • Attending Cardiothoracic SurgeonBarnes Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
  • Attending Cardiothoracic SurgeonJewish Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
  • Assistant MemberMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY
  • Assistant ProfessorWeil Cornell Medical College, New York
    NY

Dr. Kaiser's Education & Medical Training

  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of PennsylvaniaOther Training, M.A
  • University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoOther Training, Chief Resident, Thoracic Surgery
  • University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoOther Training, Senior Resident, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterChief Residency, General Surgery
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterInternship, General Surgery
  • Tulane Univ Sch of MedTulane University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Tulane UniversityTulane UniversityOther Training, B.S, Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude with Honors

Dr. Kaiser's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1991 - 2014
  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 1984
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Kaiser's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Elected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Doctors in America® from 1996 to 20122012
  • Houston, TexasUniversity of Houston’s McGovern Award and LectureHouston, Texas, 2010
  • Castle Connolly, 2005, 2006, 2007America’s Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
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Dr. Kaiser's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Journal Articles

  • Analysis of the immunological response generated byAd.IFN- during successful peritoneal tumor gene therapy.Odaka M, Wiewrodt R, DeLong PA, Tanaka T, Zhang Y, Kaiser LR, Albelda SM, Mol Therapy 6(2):210-218
  • Comparative study of subxiphoid versus video-thoracoscopic pericardial "window".O'Brien PK, Kucharczuk JC, Marshall MB, Friedberg JS, Chen Z, Kaiser LR, Shrager JB, Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 80(6):2013-9
  • Loss of alpha-V integrin expression and recurrence in node-negative lung carcinoma.Smythe WR, Wasfi D, Bavaria JE, Albelda SM, Kaiser LR, Ann Thorac Surg 64(4):949-953
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Textbook of Thoracic Surgery.Chapter: Benign lung tumorsPage 613 - 622
    Kaiser LR, Bavaria JE
    Editors: Pearson, Delauriers, Ginsberg, Urschel, McKneally, Hiebert.Churchill Livingstone Inc, New York
  • Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice.Chapter: ThoracoscopyPage 1806 - 1814
    Shrager JB, Kaiser LR
    Editors: Sabiston.WB Saunders Co, Orlando
    Edition Fift,
  • Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice.Chapter: ThoracoscopyPage 1806 - 1814
    Shrager JB, Kaiser LR
    Editors: Sabiston.WB Saunders Co, Orlando
    Edition Fift,
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Severe acute extrinsic airway compression by mediastinal tumor successfully managed with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.Stewart AS, Smythe WR, Aukburg S, Kaiser LR, Fox KR, Bavaria JE, J ASAIO 44(3):219-221
  • The evolution of single lung transplantation for emphysema.Kaiser LR, Cooper JD, Trulock EP, Pasque MK, Triantafillou A, Haydock, D, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 102(3):333-341
  • Intraoperative use of transesophageal echocar-diography with pulsed-wave Doppler evaluation of ventricular filling dynamics during pericar-diotomy.Hogue CW Jr, Platin M, Barzilai B, Kaiser LR, Anesthesiology 75(4):701-704
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Lectures

  • VATS Lobectomy for Lung Cancer.Society of Thoracic Surgery PostGraduate Course, New Orleans, LA
  • Thymectomy: New & Old Indications.Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Thoracic Surgery for a Neurologic Disease.Multiple locations, 2001, 2002, 2003
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Other

  • Clinical presentation, diagnosis, and staging of malignant pleural mesotheliomaKaiser LR, Sterman DH, Litzky LA, Albelda SM
    http://www.uptodate.com/contents/clinical-presentation-diagnosis-and-staging-of-malignant-pleural-me
    UpToDate, Wolters Kluwer Health - 2013-01-16
  • Epidemiology of malignant mesotheliomaKaiser LR, Sterman DH, Litzky LA, Albelda SM
    http://www.uptodate.com/contents/epidemiology-of-malignant-mesothelioma
    UpToDate, Wolters Kluwer Health - 2012-08-24
  • Treatment approaches for localized malignant pleural mesothelioma and solitary fibrous tumor of the pleuraKaiser LR, Sterman DH, Litzky LA, Albelda SM
    http://www.uptodate.com/contents/treatment-approaches-for-localized-malignant-pleural-mesothelioma-a
    UpToDate, Wolters Kluwer Health - 2012-10-31
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