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Leonard Wudel, Jr

Leonard James Wudel, Jr, M.D.

Cleveland Clinic
18101 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44111
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Western Regional Director, Thoracic Surgery
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart, Vascular, and Thoracic Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Other Interests

Diaphragmatic Hernias
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Congenital Chest Wall Abnormalities
Benign Esophageal Disease/Reflux
Complex Chest Wall Reconstruction
Video Assisted Minimally Invasive Lung and Esophageal Surgery
Robotic Lung and Esophageal Surgery
Tracheal Disease
Lung Caner
Malignant Esophageal Disease

Additional Educational Information

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (B.S. 1990)
East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine (M.D. 1994)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency (1994-1997)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center General Surgery Residency (1997-2004)
University of Michigan Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (2004-2006)

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Robotic
  • VATS
  • Pericardium
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Reconstruction
  • Benign disease
  • Cancer
  • Congenital thoracic
  • Infection