Scott J. Swanson, MD

DIRECTOR OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE THORACIC SURGERY, BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL

Scott J. Swanson, MD

DIRECTOR OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE THORACIC SURGERY, BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL

Dr. Scott J. Swanson is a thoracic surgeon and director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is chief surgical officer of Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and is a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Swanson received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his general and cardiothoracic surgical residencies at BWH. He completed a fellowship in vascular biology at Harvard Medical School and a thoracic oncology fellowship at BWH. Dr. Swanson is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery. He has been listed as one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly and named a top thoracic surgeon by Boston Magazine.

Dr. Swanson’s clinical interests include minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung cancer. His research is focused on better understanding early stage lung cancer, its biologic fingerprint and clinical behavior.