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UPMC Welcomes Thoracic Surgeon Jason Lamb, M.D.

PITTSBURGH, March 7 – UPMC today announced that Jason Lamb, M.D., has joined the UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery. Formerly, he was chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at West Penn Hospital. He’s been practicing thoracic surgery in Pittsburgh with the West Penn Allegheny Health System for the past eight years.

Dr. Lamb will now see patients at UPMC St. Margaret near Aspinwall and the UPMC St. Margaret outpatient center on Burtner Road in Natrona Heights. His areas of interest and expertise are thoracic surgical oncology and minimally invasive thoracic surgery for lung, pleural and esophageal diseases.

Dr. Lamb, who has been appointed assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is board-certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He earned his medical degree in 1996 at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed both his general surgery residency and his cardiothoracic surgery residency focusing on general thoracic surgery at Allegheny General Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and of the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He is a frequent presenter of clinical and surgical advances at national and international meetings and has contributed to numerous publications on various topics concerning thoracic surgery. 

Dr. Lamb’s new clinical office is located on the UPMC St. Margaret campus in Suite 101, 100 Medical Arts Bldg., 100 Delafield Road near Aspinwall.  To make an appointment, patients may call (412) 784-7167 or contact UPMC referral service at 1-800-533-UPMC.

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