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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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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
http://www.providence.org/tsi
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

Practice Areas

  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Chest Wall
  • Chest Wall - Congenital Malformations
  • Chest Wall - Reconstruction
  • Chest Wall - Tumors
  • Diaphragm
  • Diaphragm - Congenital Malformations
  • Diaphragm - Reconstruction
  • Diaphragm - Tumors
  • Education
  • Esophagus
  • Esophagus - Cancer
  • Esophagus Guidelines
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung
  • Lung - Cancer
  • Lung - Congenital Malformations
  • Lung - Metastases
  • Mediastinum
  • Mediastinum - Cysts
  • Mediastinum - Thymus
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • VATS
  • Pericardium
  • Effusion
  • Pleura
  • Pleura - Effusion
  • Pleura - Inflammation/Infection
  • Pleura - Mesothelioma
  • Professional Affairs
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic
  • Thoracic Guidelines
  • Trachea and Bronchi
  • Trachea and Bronchi - Benign Diseases
  • Trachea and Bronchi - Congenital Malformations
  • Trachea and Bronchi - Tumors