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Thomas Varghese Jr.

Thomas K. Varghese Jr., MD, MS
University of Utah
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
30 N 1900 East, SOM 3C-127
Salt Lake City, UT  84132
United States
1 801 581-5311
1 801 585-3936 (fax)
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Role: 
Surgeon

Subspecialty(ies)

General Thoracic Surgery

Practice area(s)

Thoracic Guidelines
Esophagus Guidelines
Mediastinum
VATS
Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic
Lung
Lobectomy
Education
Diaphragm - Reconstruction
Diaphragm - Tumors
Esophagus - Cancer
Esophagus - Motility Disorders

Background

Head, Section of General Thoracic Surgery, University of Utah (2015-present)
Co-Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah (2015-present)
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Utah (2015-present)
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Washington (2012-2015)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Washington (2007-2012))
Medical Director, Thoracic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center (2007-2015)
Associate Program Director, CT Surgery Residency, University of Washington (2010-2015)

Interests

Thoracic Oncology
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Health Services Research

Research

Research interests include systems-based interventions for the uptake of research findings into healthcare (implementation science); educational interventions for patient-centered care; the use of social media in public health initiatives; and health services research using population-based data, cost & utility analyses and patient-derived outcomes.

Education

University of Michigan CT Surgery Fellowship (2005-2007)
Master of Science in Clinical Investigation, Northwestern University (MS 2003)
Northwestern University General Surgery Residency (1998-2005)
Research Fellowship, Northwestern University Div. of Organ Transplantation (1997-1998; 2001-2003)
Rotating Resident Internship, Goverment Medical College - Trivandrum, Kerala India (1995-1996)
Government Medical College - Trivandrum, University of Kerala, India (MD 1995)