Lung Nodules

Lung nodules are small masses of tissue in the lung.  They are quite common and most are noncancerous (benign).

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Lung cancer screening at Tufts MC

Tufts Medical Center in Boston is proud to offer low-dose CT lung cancer screening to qualifying patients.
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Doctors + Care Team

Meet our multi-disciplinary lung nodule and cancer evaluation care team member which includes thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists and radiologists.
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Comprehensive Thoracic Program

The Comprehensive Thoracic Program provides high-quality multidisciplinary care for patients in the community with benign and malignant chest, lung and esophageal conditions and other thoracic disease.
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Doctors + Care Team

Antonio D. Lassaletta, MD

Antonio D. Lassaletta, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Thoracic Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5589
Fax #: 617-636-9095

General thoracic and foregut surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, surgical robotics, lung cancer

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Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Thoracic Surgery; Surgeon; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5589
Fax #: 617-636-9095

Thoracic surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery, clinical trials, tumor immunology, lung cancer

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Maher Tabba, MD

Maher Tabba, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): ICU Director, MelroseWakefield Hospital; Director, Interventional Pulmonary Service; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Interventional pulmonology, Thoracic oncology, lung cancer, thoracic tumors, Complex airway diseases, Advanced bronchoscopies, Pleural diseases and Emphysema valve program

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