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Andrea Wolf

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Thoracic Surgery
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School

  • AB, Princeton University

  • MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health

  • Residency, Surgery (General)
    Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surg.
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

  • Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Biography

    Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Wolf studied for ten years at Rabbi Pesach Raymond Yeshiva in Highland Park, NJ.  She graduated Cum Laude from Princeton University and earned highest honors and her medical degree at Harvard Medical School.  She trained in General Surgery and served as Chief Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  She earned a Masters in Public Health (MPH) in the area of Clinical Effectiveness at Harvard University School of Public Health while researching malignant pleural mesothelioma and early stage lung cancer as a Thoracic Oncology Research Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, also in Boston.  She has recently completed her training in Cardiothoracic Surgery after serving as Chief Resident in Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

    Dr. Wolf is Director of the new Women’s Lung Cancer Program, which will focus on multidisciplinary treatment, community outreach, education, and clinical research in lung cancer in women.

    Dr. Wolf specializes in General Thoracic Surgery for men and women, with expertise in robotic and minimally-invasive techniques, including video-assisted thoracic and laparoscopic surgery for benign and malignant diseases of the chest wall, lung, mediastinum, diaphragm, and esophagus.  She is fluent in Hebrew and certified by both the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Publications

Flores RM, Taioli E, Wolf AS. Reply. The Annals of thoracic surgery 2015 Sep; 100(3).

Yankelevitz DF, Yip R, Smith JP, Liang M, Liu Y, Xu DM, Salvatore MM, Wolf AS, Flores RM, Henschke CI. CT Screening for Lung Cancer: Nonsolid Nodules in Baseline and Annual Repeat Rounds. Radiology 2015 Jun;.

Taioli E, Wolf AS, Moline JM, Camacho-Rivera M, Flores RM. Frequency of Surgery in Black Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Disease markers 2015; 2015.

Taioli E, Wolf AS, Flores RM. Meta-analysis of survival after pleurectomy decortication versus extrapleural pneumonectomy in mesothelioma. The Annals of thoracic surgery 2015 Feb; 99(2).

Wolf AS, Flores RM. Extrapleural pneumonectomy for pleural malignancies. Thoracic surgery clinics 2014 Nov; 24(4).

Hazzard C, Wolf AS, Beasley MB, Flores RM. Benign imitation of malignancy: avoiding resection in immunoglobulin g4-related lung disease. The Annals of thoracic surgery 2014 Oct; 98(4).

Hazzard C, Wolf AS, Beasley MB, Flores RM. Benign imitation of malignancy: avoiding resection in immunoglobulin g4-related lung disease. The Annals of thoracic surgery 2014 Oct; 98(4).

Wolf AS. Resection for subcentimeter non-small cell lung cancer: outcomes for a Chinese population with 70% adenocarcinoma. Journal of surgical oncology 2014 Sep; 110(3).

Taioli E, Wolf AS, Camacho-Rivera M, Flores RM. Women with malignant pleural mesothelioma have a threefold better survival rate than men. The Annals of thoracic surgery 2014 Sep; 98(3).

Lim JY, Wolf AS, Flores RM. The use of surgery in mesothelioma. The Lancet. Respiratory medicine 2013 May; 1(3).

Gill RR, Richards WG, Yeap BY, Matsuoka S, Wolf AS, Gerbaudo VH, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Hatabu H. Epithelial malignant pleural mesothelioma after extrapleural pneumonectomy: stratification of survival with CT-derived tumor volume. AJR. American journal of roentgenology 2012 Feb; 198(2).

Wolf AS, Richards WG, Jaklitsch MT, Gill R, Chirieac LR, Colson YL, Mohiuddin K, Mentzer SJ, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ, Swanson SJ. Lobectomy versus sublobar resection for small (2 cm or less) non-small cell lung cancers. The Annals of thoracic surgery 2011 Nov; 92(5).

Wolf AS, Richards WG, Tilleman TR, Chirieac L, Hurwitz S, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Characteristics of malignant pleural mesothelioma in women. The Annals of thoracic surgery 2010 Sep; 90(3).

Sugarbaker DJ, Wolf AS. Surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Expert review of respiratory medicine 2010 Jun; 4(3).

Wolf AS, Daniel J, Sugarbaker DJ. Surgical techniques for multimodality treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma: extrapleural pneumonectomy and pleurectomy/decortication. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2009; 21(2).

Wolf AS, Nijsse BA, Sokal SM, Chang Y, Berger DL. Surgical outcomes of open cholecystectomy in the laparoscopic era. American journal of surgery 2009 Jun; 197(6).

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Wolf did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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  • Access Medicare
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amerigroup
  • AmidaCare
  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield - HMO
  • Cigna
  • GHI CBP PPO
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