Mark F. Berry, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Falk Cardiovascular Research Center, Stanford, CA, USA

Dr. Berry is Associate Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University, and is the co-director of the Stanford Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Center (SMITS)  and co- Director of Thoracic Surgery Health Services Research at Stanford.  He received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine after receiving bachelors and masters degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center after performing a residency in General Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  His Cardiothoracic Surgical training included a year dedicated to Minimally Invasive General Thoracic Surgery, a period that also included an American Association for Thoracic Surgery sponsored Traveling Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. 

Dr. Berry’s clinical interests include using minimally invasive techniques for benign and malignant conditions of the lung, esophagus, and mediastinum.  Dr. Berry also has a Masters of Health Sciences in Clinical Research from Duke University, and his clinical research activities focus on optimizing short-term and long-term outcomes of patients with thoracic surgical conditions.  He has more than one hundred peer-reviewed publications, most of which are related to both the use of minimally invasive thoracic surgical techniques as well as evaluating outcomes after treatment of thoracic malignancies.  Dr. Berry is a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.