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Shanda Blackmon

Shanda Haley Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Associate Professor, Mayo Clinic
200 First St SW
Rochester, MN  55905
United States
(507) 284-8462
(713)494-9871 cell (alternative)
(507) 284-0058 (fax)
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Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX (2006-2014)
Board-Certified, General Surgery & Cardiothoracic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College (Associate Professor 2013-2014t)(Assistant Professor, 2006-2013)
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute (Assistant Professor, 2007-2013; Associate 2013-2014))
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston (Clinical Instructor, 2005-2006; Assistant Professor/consultant, 2007- 2014)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2007-current)


Mediastinal Disease (Thymic and Germ Cell Tumors)
Advanced Surgical Training
Esophageal and Endobronchial Interventions
EBUS & ENB (Superdimension Bronchus System)
Lung Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Minimally Invasive Lung and Esophageal Surgery
Secondary Tumors of the Lung (sarcoma, colorectal, renal cell, etc...)
Multimodality Management for Thoracic Surgery
Cardiac Tumors


The University of Texas, Austin, TX- BA Fine Arts 1987-1991
Emory University, Atlanta, GA-Rollins School of Public Health- MPH 1992-1994 Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA- MD 1994-1998
Georgia Baptist Hospital, Atlanta, GA- General Surgery Internship 1998-1999
Georgia Baptist Hospital/AMC, Atlanta, GA- General Surgery Residency 1999-2003
Georgia Baptist Hospital/AMC, Atlanta, GA- General Surgery Administrative Chief Resident 2003
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX- Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency 2003-2005
MDACC, Houston, TX- Thoracic Surgery Clinical Instructor 2005-2006