Frank C. Detterbeck, MD, FACS, FCCP

Frank C. Detterbeck, MD, FACS, FCCP

Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery (Section of Thoracic Surgery)
Surgical Director, Thoracic Oncology
Associate Director, Clinical Affairs at Yale Cancer Center

The major focus of Dr. Detterbeck’s career has been on thoracic oncology. In particular, he has promoted evidence-based care and multidisciplinary teamwork. He has written extensively on these and other topics, with over 200 papers and book chapters. He holds leadership positions in many of the major professional societies associated with thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology, and has given invited lectures on a wide variety of topics at many institutions and international meetings.

Research Interests
Cancer biology; cancer imaging techniques; prognostic markers of cancers; multimodality (multiple therapies for) treatment of cancer; evidence-based medicine

Education & Training
M.D.          Northwestern University (1983)
Fellow        University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Thoracic Transplantation (1991 - 1992)
Fellow        University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1988 - 1991)

Selected Current Activities
•    Writing Committee co-chair, A Multisociety Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on CT Screening for Lung Cancer
•    Vice Chair, American College of Chest Physicians Lung Cancer Guidelines
•    Member, International Staging Committee of IASLC
•    Associate Editor, Journal of Thoracic Oncology
•    Editorial Board of Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
•    Editorial Board, Chest
•    Editorial Committee, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons) Multimedia Textbook in Thoracic Surgery
•    President, International Thymic Malignancies Interest Group

CME Courses

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