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Thomas Daniel

Thomas M. Daniel, M.D.

University of Virginia Health System, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
826 Colridge Drive
Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
1 434 465 1851
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Other Interests

Hyperpolarized gas evaluation of lung function (Helium and Xenon)
Thoracoscopic lung surgery
Radiotracer localization of subcentimeter lung nodules
Developing inexpensive tissue-based models and a free internet learning site for teaching simulation general and thoracic surgery to surgical residents and faculty in resource-poor developing countries

thoracoscopic sympathectomy
thoracoscopic mediastinal surgery
Localization techniques for VATS biopsy of subcentimeter lung nodules


Clinical- Six months from 2013-2016 teaching and performing general and thoracic surgery in Africa at the University Hospital, Kigali, Rwanda and the University Hospital Hospital, Butare, Rwanda

Additional Educational Information


Princeton University (B.A. 1960)University of Virginia School of Medicine (M.D. 1964)University Hospital, Boston MA, Medical Resident  ( 1964-65)Emory University- Grady Hospital, Atlanta GA, Medical Resident ( 1965-66)Duke University, General and Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency ( 1968-1975