Thomas A. D’Amico, M.D.

Dr. Thomas A. D’Amico is a graduate of Harvard University (BA) and the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University (MD). He received training in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. After completing a Fellowship in Thoracic Surgical Oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. D’Amico joined the faculty at Duke University Medical Center. He is currently Gary Hock Endowed Professor and Vice Chairman of Surgery, Chief of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Director of the Training Program in Thoracic Surgery, and Chief Medical Officer of the Duke Cancer Institute

As Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program of the Duke Cancer Institute, Dr. D’Amico supervises the clinical and research programs in Lung Cancer and Esophageal Cancer. He is also involved in improving safety and quality in cancer care, as a member of the Duke Safety and Quality Committee.

Dr. D’Amico serves on several editorial boards and is active in the leadership of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Finally, he is the Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a member of the NCCN Lung Cancer Committee and Esophagus Cancer Committee, and is the co-PI of the NCCN Lung Cancer Outcomes Database.