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Mara Antonoff, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania (BA 2000)
University of Minnesota Medical School (MD 2004)
University of Minnesota General Surgery Residency (2004-2012)
Washington University Thoracic Surgery Fellowship (2012-2014)
Dr. Mara Antonoff is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center and Associate Program Director for the UT MD Anderson Thoracic Surgery Residency Program in Houston. She is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, having trained in all aspects of cardiothoracic disease, with special concentration on thoracic oncology, lung transplantation, and diseases of the foregut, and an emphasis on minimally invasive surgical therapies. She specializes in Thoracic Surgical Oncology, caring for patients with all types of malignancies in the chest. her most frequent cases involve lung cancer, esophageal cancer, malignancies of the thymus / mediastinum, and cancers from elsewhere in the body that have spread to the lungs.
Dr. Antonoff’s clinical research interests focus on lung cancer, with particular interest early detection/screening, as well as exploring the impact of patient sex on lung cancer prognosis and therapy. She has additional reserach and clinical interests in pulmonary metastatic disease. With a long history in surgical education research, she continues these efforts as associate program director for the MD Anderson Thoracic Surgery training program, aiming to improve curricular design and assessment tools in Thoracic Surgical training.
Additional Educational Information
- 2004 University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, MD, Doctor of Medicine
- 2000 University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, BA, Cum Laude, Chemistry and Biology
- 6/2012-6/2014 Clinical Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Louis, MO, Marc Moon
- 6/2011-6/2012 Clinical Residency, Administrative Chief Resident, General Surgery, University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Minneapolis, MN
- 2011-2012 Administrative Chief Resident, Surgery, University of Minnesota Department of Surgery, St. Paul, MN
- 1/2010-3/2011 Research Fellowship, Surgical Education Research Fellowship, Association for Surgical Education, Association for Surgical Education, Minneapolis, MN
- 7/2009-6/2010 Research Fellowship, Surgical Education Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Minneapolis, MN
- 7/2007-6/2010 Clinical Fellowship, Clinical Infectious Disease, University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Minneapolis, MN
- 7/2007-6/2009 Research Fellowship, Laboratory of Drs. Selwyn Vickers and Ashok Saluja, Division of Basic and Translational Research, University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Minneapolis, MN
- 7/2005-6/2012 Clinical Residency, General Surgery, University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Minneapolis, MN
- 6/2004-6/2005 Clinical Internship, General Surgery, University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Minneapolis, MN
- 6/2015 American Board of Thoracic Surgery
- 11/2012 American Board of Surgery
Content Published on CTSNet
- Chest wall
- Basic science
- Benign disease
- Minimally Invasive
- Trachea and bronchi