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Salik Jahania

Salik Jahania, M.D., FACS

Erlanger Health System and University of Tennessee (Chattanooga)
979 East Third Street, Suite C-520
Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute
Chattanooga , TN  
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Certified American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Director of Thoracic Surgery Erlanger Health System
Co-Director of Lung Cancer Screening Program Erlanger Health System
Former Associate Program Leader Thoracic Oncology Beaumont Dearborn Hospital Medical Center
Former Medical Director of Lung Cancer Program St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Pontiac, MI
Former Medical Director of Lung Cancer Program St. Mary mercy Hospital, Livonia, MI
Former ACOS-COC Cancer Liasion Physician Beaumont Dearborn Hospital Medical Center

Other Interests

Adult Thoracic Surgery,
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery (VATS/RATS)
Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule Management
NCCN Lung Cancer Guidelines
Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy
Endobronchial Ultrasound
Interventional Thoracic Oncology
Bronchial and Tracheal Stenting and Balloon Plasty
Intrabronchial Valve Placement
Minimally Invasive Hyperhidrosis Surgery (Thoracic Sympathectomy)
Research in Cardiac Ischemia/Reperfusion
Supersaturated aqueous oxygen


Adult Cardiac Autophagy and Ischemia-Reperfusion



Additional Educational Information

Lawrence College, Murree, Pakistan. Pre-Med

Jinnah-Sind Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan. M.B.,B.S. Medical School

Albert Einstein University Affiliated Hospitals, New York. General Surgery PGY1-3

Univeristy of Kentucky Hospital and Clinics, Lexington, Kentucky. General Surgery PGY4-5

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin. Cardiopulmonary Transplantation

University of Kentucky Hospital and Clinics, Lexington, Kentucky. Cardiothoracic Surgery 

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Cancer
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Cardiac
  • Professional Affairs
  • Chest wall
  • Heart failure
  • Coronary disease
  • Diaphragm
  • Education
  • Esophagus
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Lung
  • Mediastinum
  • Medical technology
  • Pericardium
  • Pleura
  • Thoracic
  • Trachea and bronchi