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William Burfeind Jr., MD

William Burfeind Jr., MD

Thoracic Surgery Fountain Hill, PA

Chief of Thoracic Surgery

Office Address

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  • 701 Ostrum St
    Suite 603
    Fountain Hill, PA 18015
    Phone: (484) 526-3990
    Fax: (610) 868-2915

Dr. Burfeind's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: Adult General Thoracic, Minimally Invasive Thoracic, Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Dr. Burfeind's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ChiefSt. Luke's Health Network
  • Clinical Associate Professor of SurgeryTemple University Medical School
    Philadelphia, PA
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  • Assistant Professor of SurgeryDuke University Medical School
    Durham, NC
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  • Assistant Professor of SurgeryDuke University Medical Center

Dr. Burfeind's Education & Medical Training

  • Duke University HospitalDuke University HospitalFellowship, Thoracic Surgery
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • Columbia Univ Coll of Phys & SurgColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsMedical School
  • Middlebury CollegeMiddlebury CollegeOther Training, B.A., Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors

Dr. Burfeind's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2006 - 2014
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Current

Dr. Burfeind's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteNational Research Service AwardNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1997-1999
  • Columbia University, International Society of Cardiovascular SurgeonsResearch FellowshipColumbia University, International Society of Cardiovascular Surgeons, 1993-1994
  • Middlebury CollegePhi Beta KappaMiddlebury College, 1990
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Dr. Burfeind's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Evaluation of the Reliability of Clinical Staging of T2N0 Esophageal Cancer: A Review of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.Crabtree TD, Kosinski AS, Puri V, Burfeind WR et al, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 1/1/2013
  • Obesity increases operating room time for lobectomy in the society of thoracic surgeons database.St Julien JB, Aldrich MC, Sheng S, Deppen SA, Burfeind WR Jr, Putnam JB, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 12/1/2012
  • Incorporating research into thoracic surgery practice.D'Amico TA, Tong BC, Berry MF, Burfeind WR Jr, Onaitis MW, Thoracic Surgery Clinics, 8/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic SurgeryChapter: VATS for mediastinal and pericardial diseases.Page 550 - 555
    Burfeind Jr. W.R. and D'Amico T.A
    Editors: Soper N.J., Swanstrom L.L. and Eubanks W.S.Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.
    2003
  • Atlas of Laparoscopic SurgeryChapter: Thoracoscopic pericardiectomy.Page 19 - 19.60
    Burfeind Jr. W.R. and D'Amico T.A
    Editors: Pappas, T.N., Chekan, E.G., and Eubanks, S.Current Medicine Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
    1999

Abstracts/Posters

  • Evaluation of the Reliability of Clinical Staging of T2N0 Esophageal Cancer: A Review of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database.Crabtree TD, Kosinski AS, Puri V, Burfeind WR et al, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., 1/1/2013
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy is Associated with Lower Morbidity Compared to Thoracotomy.Villamizar NR, Darrabie MD , Burfeind WR, Petersen RP, Onaitis MW, Toloza EM, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Western Thoracic Surgical Society, Hawaii, HI., 6/1/2008
  • Outcomes of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Decortication.Tong BC, Hanna J, Toloza EM, Onaitis MW, D'Amico TA, Harpole DH, and Burfeind WR, General Thoracic Surgical Club, San Diego, CA., 3/1/2008
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