Dawn E. Jaroszewski, MD, MBA, FACS

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Arizona

Dawn E. Jaroszewski, M.D., is a consultant in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Dr. Jaroszewski also serves as director of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Mayo Clinic Chest Wall Program, which has become one of the largest volume adult pectus treatment sites in North America. She joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in 2006 and holds the academic rank of Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Dr. Jaroszewski earned her B.A. and MBA from the University of Texas and her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She trained at Mayo Clinic in general surgery and at Baylor College of Medicine/MD Anderson in cardiothoracic surgery. She further completed an advanced chest fellowship at the University of California˗Los Angeles.

Dr. Jaroszewski specializes in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, including lung and esophageal cancer, pectus and chest wall deformities. She has been involved in numerous research projects and publications in peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book chapters, and she presents internationally on her expertise. She serves as associate editor of Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, as a member of the editorial board for World Journal of RespirologyJournal of Thoracic Diseases, Clinics in Oncology and as reviewer for several prominent publications.

In addition to her clinical and research activities, Dr. Jaroszewski is active in education, including curriculum and course development. She is currently chair of Thoracic Curriculum and the Anatomy Laboratory at Mayo Medical School – Arizona Campus. She also provides mentorship to many medical students, residents and fellows, among others.

Double-boarded in both cardiothoracic and general surgery, Dr. Jaroszewski is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, where she serves as coordinator and presiding officer of the Committee on Video-based Education. She is also an active member in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Southern Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and Chest Wall International Group. She is an investigator for the National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute and an Esophageal and Gastric Cancer guideline panel member for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.