Henning A. Gaissert, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Dr. Gaissert graduated from Technical University of Munich, Germany, in 1984 before entering internship and residency in General Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. Following his fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at Washington University, he became Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1995 before returning to Massachusetts General Hospital in 2001 where he is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Gaissert’s interest include minimally and maximally invasive surgical treatment of lung cancer, surgical reconstruction of the large airways and reoperative foregut surgery.