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overview Dr. Ferguson specializes in the surgical management of diseases of the chest. His most active areas of surgical management include lung cancer, benign and malignant esophageal diseases, mesothelioma, and thymoma. He has broad experience in using minimally invasive techniques, and performs 80% of his operations either using VATS, robotics, or laparoscopy. He is also adept at performing traditional open operations for more complex disease. As founding Program Director of the University of Chicago Cardiothoracic Fellowship Program, Dr. Ferguson supervises the training of cardiothoracic fellows. He has served on the boards and committees of numerous national societies and institutions including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Dr. Ferguson is the author of more than 100 chapters in medical textbooks. He has edited or written 8 books, and has completed 3 editions of Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery. He is the editor for Difficult Decisions in Surgery, a series of books highlighting decision making in a variety of surgical subspecialties. He has also published more than 350 papers and abstracts in medical journals. Dr. Ferguson serves as a deputy editor for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, is on the editorial board of 3 other journals, and is Editor of He serves as the Executive Director of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. Among his research interests are risk analysis, long-term outcomes after lung resection and esophageal resection, development of simulation methods for surgical training, advanced techniques in surgical education, and factors that influence medical decision making including gender and racial/ethnic bias. His educational background includes an undergraduate degree from Harvard College and an MD degree from The University of Chicago. His surgical training and fellowship in medical education took place at The University of Chicago.
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Concept Barrett Esophagus
Concept Esophagus
Academic Article Adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus.
Academic Article Esophageal perforation and caustic injury: management of perforated esophageal cancer.
Academic Article Management of giant paraesophageal hernia.
Academic Article Resection for Barrett's mucosa with high-grade dysplasia: implications for prophylactic photodynamic therapy.
Academic Article Induction chemotherapy, surgery, and concomitant chemoradiotherapy for carcinoma of the esophagus: a long-term analysis.
Academic Article Long-term survival after esophagectomy for Barrett's adenocarcinoma in endoscopically surveyed and nonsurveyed patients.
Academic Article Strangulation of the reconstructive gastric tube by the azygos arch.
Academic Article Is the risk of concomitant invasive esophageal cancer in high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus overestimated?
Academic Article Endoscopic interventions in Barrett's esophagus: Do the dollars make sense?
Academic Article Assessment of a scoring system for predicting complications after esophagectomy.
Academic Article Early evaluation and therapy for caustic esophageal injury.
Academic Article Barrett's esophagus.
Academic Article Surgical management of esophageal strictures.
Academic Article Recurrent spontaneous perforation of the esophagus.
Academic Article Treatment of carcinoma of the proximal esophagus.
Academic Article Epiphrenic diverticulum of the esophagus. From pathophysiology to treatment.
Academic Article Esophageal resection for high-grade dysplasia and intramucosal carcinoma: When and how?
Academic Article Long-term outcome of a phase II study of docetaxel-based multimodality chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced carcinoma of the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction.
Academic Article Consensus statements for management of Barrett's dysplasia and early-stage esophageal adenocarcinoma, based on a Delphi process.
Academic Article Results of myotomy and partial fundoplication after pneumatic dilation for achalasia.
Academic Article Outcome after failed initial therapy for rupture of the esophagus or intrathoracic stomach.
Academic Article Intensive multimodality therapy for carcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.
Academic Article Critical role for the receptor tyrosine kinase EPHB4 in esophageal cancers.
Academic Article Is Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) necessary in the pre-therapeutic assessment of Barrett's esophagus with early neoplasia?
Academic Article 50th Anniversary Perspective on Groves LK. Carcinoma of the Esophagus-1965: evaluation of treatment. Ann Thorac Surg 1965;1:416-31.
Academic Article Complete endoscopic mucosal resection is effective and durable treatment for Barrett's-associated neoplasia.
Academic Article Addendum: BOB CAT: A Large-Scale Review and Delphi Consensus for Management of Barrett's Esophagus With No Dysplasia, Indefinite for, or Low-Grade Dysplasia.
Academic Article BOB CAT: A Large-Scale Review and Delphi Consensus for Management of Barrett's Esophagus With No Dysplasia, Indefinite for, or Low-Grade Dysplasia.
Academic Article Cancer of the Esophagus and Esophagogastric Junction: An Eighth Edition Staging Primer.
Academic Article Transitions.
Academic Article Zenker's diverticulum: clinical features and surgical management.
Academic Article ISDE Presidential Biography: David B. Skinner, MD.
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