William Burfeind Jr., MD

William Burfeind Jr., MD

Thoracic Surgery Fountain Hill, PA

Chief of Thoracic Surgery


Office Address

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

William Burfeind Jr., MD

Thoracic Surgery Fountain Hill, PA

Chief of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: Adult General Thoracic, Minimally Invasive Thoracic, Thoracic Surgical Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive thoracic oncology, clinical trials design, databases

Education & Medical Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Middlebury College

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2006 - 2016
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Current

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • National Research Service AwardNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1997-1999
  • Research FellowshipColumbia University, International Society of Cardiovascular Surgeons, 1993-1994
  • Phi Beta KappaMiddlebury College, 1990

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

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

Books/Book Chapters

  • Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery Chapter: 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 Surgery Chapter: 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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