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Michael Jaklitsch

Michael T. Jaklitsch, M.D.

Brigham & Womens Hospital, Department of Thoracic Surgery
75 Francis Street, CA-257
Boston, MA  02115
United States
1 617 732-6824
1 617-732-6988 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Other Interests

Lung Cancer

Minimally Invasive Surgery 



Dr. Jaklitsch's research is focused on lung cancer in elderly patients.  He currently is working on a prospective study focused on lung cancer in elderly patients as well as a database regarding lung cancer in elderly patients.

Additional Educational Information

Medical Degree

University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1986

Harvard School of Public Health, Clinical Effectiveness Program, 1997


University of Alabama Hospital, Resident, General Surgery, 1989

University of Alabama Hospital,  Resident, General Surgery, 1993


National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Research Fellow, Cardiology, 1991

BWH and DFCI, Thoracic Oncology Clinical Research Fellow, Thoracic Surgery, 1994

University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 1997

Board Certification

General Surgery, 1994

Thoracic Surgery, 1998

Academic Appointments

Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 1997-1999

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 1999-2006

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 2006-2015

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 2015-present