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Varun Puri, MD, MSCI

Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Lung and esophageal cancers and Barrett's esophagus

Research Interest

Evaluation of positron emission tomography in predicting survival after esophagectomy in patients undergoing surgery for esophageal cancer; Determination of risk factors predictive of occult mediastinal lymph node involvement in patients with early non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): and evaluation of hand-held spirometry as an alternative to laboratory based volume-displacement spirometry in a low-risk population undergoing lung resection. Lobar distribution as a predictor of outcome in early stage lung cancer.

Education

  • 2014: MSCI, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 1998: MBBS, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India

Training

  • 1998 - 2001: Resident, surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  • 2002 - 2007: Resident, general surgery, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Neb.
  • 2007 - 2009: Fellow, cardiothoracic surgery, Washington University, St. Louis

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Contact Information

  • St. Charles County

    150 Entrance Way
    St. Peters, MO 63376

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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