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Thomas J. Watson, M.D.
Stanford University (B.S. 1984)
University of Southern California School of Medicine (M.D. 1988)
LAC+USC Medical Center General Surgery Residency 1988-1993
USC Esophageal Surgery Fellowship 1993-1994
USC Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship 1994-1996
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1996-2016
Chair of Surgery and Chief of Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Health 2016- 2020
System Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Beaumont Health, Medical Director of Thoracic Surgery, Beaumont Medical Group 2021-
Minimally invasive esophageal surgery, including laparoscopy and thoracoscopy
Benign esophageal surgery, including complex remedial operations
Foregut (esophageal and gastric) reconstruction
Esophageal physiologic testing
Diagnostic and therapeutic upper endoscopy and bronchoscopy
Thoracic surgical oncology
Minimally invasive lung surgery
- Minimally Invasive
- Chest wall
- Professional Affairs