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Marcelo DaSilva
M.D., FACS, FCCP
  • Associate Professor
  • Division Director, Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
Specialties
3-D Minimally Invasive Surgery, Anti-reflux surgery, Chest Wall Reconstruction, Cyberknife, Disorders of the digestive system, EBUS, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal stents, Intra-operative heated chemotherapy, Laser Surgery, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Screening Program, Lung nodules, Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Myasthenia Gravis, Robotic surgery, Surgery for Emphysema, Thermo-ablation of malignant mesothelioma, Thoracic Surgery, Thymomas, Tracheal surgery, Tumors of the mediastinum
Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Surgery - General Cert: American Board of Surgery
Research Summary

Percutaneous fine needle pleural bioiopsies for genomic diagnosis and prognosis in patients with Mallignant Pleural Mesothelioma and Phase I Trial of Extrapleural pneumonectomy or pleurectomy/decortication. Traumatic rib fracure stabilization. Post operative recovery of ederly thoracic surgery patients. Molecular markers in Human tissues. Sublobar resection versus SBRT for Stage I NSCLC.

Education
Medical School
  • Universidade Gama Filho
Residency
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, General Surgery
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Heart and Lung Transplantation
Fellowship
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Surgical Critical Care
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Languages
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Interests
  • Bicycling
  • Marathon Running