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Brian Whang

Brian B. Whang, M.D.

Hartford HealthCare
Division of Thoracic Surgery
2660 Main St. Ste. 210
Bridgeport, CT  06606-5301
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Medical School: SUNY - Downstate (M.D., 2001)
General Surgery Residency: Westchester Medical Center - New York Medical College (2001-2007)
Research Fellowship: Cardiovascular Research Institute, NY Medical College (2003-2004)
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency: Yale University (2007-2009)
Advanced Cardiac Surgery Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center (2009-2010)
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon: Baptist Health Lexington (2010-2013)
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital (2013-2014)
Instructor in Surgery: Harvard Medical School (2013 to 2022)
Thoracic Surgeon: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (2014 to 2022)
Section Chief of Thoracic Surgery: Brigham and Women's Thoracic Surgery - Milford (2018 to 2022)
Director of Thoracic Surgery: Fairfield Region, Hartford HealthCare (2023 - present)
Medical Director of Lung Cancer Screening: Hartford HealthCare (2023- present)

Other Interests

Minimally invasive surgery (VATS, robotic surgery)
EBUS, navigational bronchoscopy
Thoracic oncology
Medical education

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Pericardium
  • Thoracic
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Cancer
  • Transplant
  • Critical Care
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs