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Renee Levesque, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, Shadyside Campus


Thoracic Surgery Pittsburgh, PA

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

Thoracic Surgeon, University of Pittsburgh Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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  • Office

    University Of Pittsburgh Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    5200 Centre Ave, Suite 715
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    Phone+1 412-623-2025
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  • Dr. Renee Levesque is a thoracic surgeon in Pittsburgh, PA and is primarily affiliated with UPMC Shadyside and VA Pittsburgh. She has clinics at the Hillman Cancer Center, UPMC St Margaret and UPMC Natrona Heights. She is also affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC East, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Mercy and UPMC Hamot. She received her medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. She completed her General Surgery Residency at University of Tennessee in Memphis TN. She went on to complete her Cardiothoracic Surgery fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She specializes in adult general thoracic surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery (including robotic surgery), and thoracic surgical oncology.

Clinical Expertise

  • Thymectomy, Upper GI Endoscopy, Minimally invasive surgery, Endoscopy/airway procedures, Robotic surgery, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Robotic bronchoscopy, Hiatal hernia, Paraesophageal hernia repair, Cardiothoracic surgery, Gatroesophageal reflux, Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, Thoracic oncology

Education & Training

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    University of Illinois College of MedicineClass of 2015

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2023 - 2024
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Use of gastropexy for paraesophageal hernias—a narrative review  
    Levesque RL, Alicuben ET, Ekeke C, Luketich JD, Sarkaria IS, Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery, 9/30/2022

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations