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 Nodule and Cancer Evaluation Center

The Lung Nodule and Cancer Evaluation at Tufts MC has experienced doctors who determine the cause and type (benign or malignant) of lung nodules from X-rays or CT scans.
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Doctors + Care Team


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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

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

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Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Accepting New Patients

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

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Maher Tabba, MD

Maher Tabba, MD

Accepting New Patients

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, general pulmonology

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