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Andrea Wolf

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Thoracic Surgery
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery

Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School

  • AB, Princeton University
    Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

  • MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health
    Clinical Effectiveness (epidemiology and biostatistics)

  • 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.

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 2013 and/or 2014: 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 at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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