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John Handy

John R. Handy, Jr, MD, HonD
Providence Cancer Center, Thoracic Surgery & Oncology Programs
4805 NE Glisan Street, 1st Floor North Tower
Portland, OR  97213-2236
United States
1 503 215-6724
1 503 215-3201 (fax)
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Role: 
Surgeon

Subspecialty(ies)

General Thoracic Surgery

Practice area(s)

Thoracic Guidelines
Esophagus Guidelines
Mediastinum
Pleura
Professional Affairs
Pericardium
Mediastinum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Thoracic
Trachea and Bronchi
Lung
Chest Wall
Cancer
Lobectomy
Education
Diaphragm
Esophagus

Background

Providence Thoracic Oncology Group, Clinical Lead, 2013-present
Providence Thoracic Surgery Initiative, Chairman, Executive Committee, 2012-present
Honorary Doctorate, National Medical Research Institute of Mongolia, May 2009
Director, Providence Thoracic Surgery Program, 2004-present
Co-Director, Providence Thoracic Oncology Program, 2001-present
Thoracic & CardioVascular Surgeon, The Oregon Clinic, 1997-2012
Director Lung & Heart-Lung Transplantation, Medical University of South Carolina, 1992-97
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, 1989-92
General Surgery Residency, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, 1983-89
Duke University Medical School, 1979-83
Universtitaet Salzburg, Austria 1978-79
University of Georgia, 1974-78

Interests

Chest surgery
Lung & chest cancers
Thoracic oncology
Quality implementation, data management & practice improvement
Lung & esophageal surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
Health related functional outcomes & quality of life after thoracic surgery
http://www.providence.org/thoraciconcology
http://www.providence.org/thoracicsurgery
Health care policy and reimbursement

Research

Patient reported outcomes

Health related functional status & quality of life in chest disease

Quality care implementation

Cost of care

Thoracic surgery processes