Robotic
Lung Surgery
Samer A.Kanaan, MD, FACS

Samer A. Kanaan, MD, FACS

Dr. Samer Kanaan is dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest, using minimally invasive procedures, including video-assisted thoracic surgery and robotic-assisted technologies.

Dr. Kanaan uses state-of-the-art surgical techniques and cancer therapies, with a major focus in lung and esophageal cancer.

 

Saddleback Memorial Hospital

Attending Staff:

September 2016 – present

Robotic Surgery Committee Member

September 2016 – present

Cancer Committee Member

March 2017 – present

Orange Coast Memorial Hospital

Attending Staff:

September 2016 – present

Thoracic Committee Member

January 2017 – present

Cancer Committee Member

January 2017 – present

Mission Medical Center

Attending Staff:

September 2016 – present

Cancer Liaison Officer

January 2017 – present

Cancer Committee Member

September 2016 – present

Hoag Newport/Irvine Medical Center

Attending Staff:

September 2016 – present

Borgess Cardiothoracic Surgery

Employee

September 2014 – September 2016

Robotic Surgery Steering Committee

January 2015 – September 2016

Advanced Robotic Lobectomy Training and Courses

November 2014/ January 2015 – Atlanta Georgia / New York, New York

Western Michigan University, Homer Stryker School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Surgery

July 2014– September 2016

Queen of the Valley Medical Associates

Employee

July 2010 – August 2014

Napa Valley Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

Employee

July 2008 – June 2010

Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Chairman Department of Surgery

January 2011 – December 2011

Vice Chairman Department of Surgery

January 2010 – December 2010

Attending Staff:

July 2008 – August 2014

Cancer Committee Chair

January 2014 – August 2014

Cancer Committee Member

July 2008 – August 2014

Credentials Committee Member

January 2012 – December 2013

Critical Care Committee Member

July 2008 – December 2011

Chair of Surgical Peer Review Committee

January 2009 – December 2011

Surgical Peer Review Committee Member

July 2008 – December 2013

Professional Standards Committee Member

January 2009 – December 2009, January 2013 – December 2013

Medical Executive Committee Member

January 2009 – December 2011, January 2013 – December 2013

Medical Staff Quality Council Committee Member

January 2012 – May 2013

Performance Improvement Committee Member

January 2012 – May 2013

Tobacco Free Committee Member

September 2009 – March 2010

Education Committee Member

September 2010 – December 2012

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Director of Thoracic Surgery

August 2009 – July 2010

Attending Staff:

July 2008 – August 2014

Credentials Committee Member

May 2013 – August 2014

Northbay Healthcare

Attending Staff:

July 2008 – August 2014

Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa

Attending Staff:

November 2010 – August 2014

St. Helena Hospital

Attending Staff:

Februray 2012 – August 2014

Petaluma Valley Hospital

Attending Staff:

November 2011 – August 2014

Marin General Hospital

Attending Staff:

May 2013 - August 2014

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Surgeon:

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellow:

Division Thoracic Surgery
Chairman – Dr. David Sugarbaker
Program Director – Dr. Raphael Bueno
July 2007 – June 2008

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Education

  • Clinical Training

    University Southern California
    Fellowship - Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Chairman - Dr. Vaughn Starnes
    July 2004 - June 2007

    Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    Residency - General Surgery
    Chairman - Dr. Richard Bell
    PGY 6-7 July 2002 - June 2004
    PGY 1-3 June 1997 - June 2000

    Research

    Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
    Research Fellow, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
    Principal Investigator - Dr. G. Alexander Patterson
    PGY 4-5 July 2000 - June 2002

    Medical School

    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
    M.D. August 1993 - June 1997

    Undergraduate

    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    B.A. Physics, Honors Program Medical Education
    September 1990 - June 1993

Honors/ Awards

  • International Association of Healthcare Professionals
    Leading Physician of the World &
    Top Cardiothoracic and Minimally Invasive Surgeon in California 2014

    Jackson and Coker Cum Laude “Doctor of the Year” Finalist, 2013

    US NEWS and WORLD Report
    TOP DOCTORS in AMERICA Award 2012, Thoracic Surgery

    America's Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgery 2016
    By Consumers Research Council of America

    America's Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgery 2015
    By Consumers Research Council of America

    America’s Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgery 2014
    By Consumers Research Council of America

    America’s Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgery 2013
    By Consumers Research Council of America

    America’s Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgery 2012
    By Consumers Research Council of America

    America’s Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgery 2011
    By Consumers Research Council of America

    America’s Top Surgeons Award in Thoracic Surgery 2010
    By Consumers Research Council of America

    Marquis Who's Who in America Award for 2016

    Marquis Who's Who in America Award for 2015

    Marquis Who's Who in America Award for 2014

    Marquis Who’s Who in America Award for 2013

    Marquis Who’s Who in America Award for 2012

    Marquis Who’s Who in America Award for 2010

    Service Excellence Award 2009, Queen of the Valley Medical Center Avatar Survey

    Excellence in Patient Satisfaction Award 2012, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
    (Ranked 100th percentile in patient satisfaction score throughout the country, Avatar Survey)

    Excellence in Patient Satisfaction Award 2011, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
    (Ranked 100th percentile in patient satisfaction score throughout the country, Avatar Survey)

    Excellence in Patient Satisfaction Award 2011, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
    (Ranked 94th percentile in patient satisfaction score throughout the country, Avatar Survey)

    Values in Action Excellence Award, St. Joseph Health System 2010

    Values in Action Service Award, St. Joseph Health System 2012

    *Individual National Research Service Award 2001

    National Institutes of Health, NHLBI, # F32 HL68401-01
    "TGF ß1 Gene Transfer Reduces Acute Allograft Rejection"

    Nominated, Susan Pearlman Award 2004
    (Awarded to one graduating resident among all specialties at NMH who best exemplifies academic excellence, special leadership skills, and compassion for patients)

    Finalist Best Teaching Resident Department of Surgery 1998, 2000

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society 1996

    Obstetrics and Gynecology Beatrice Tucker Award Finalist 1996

    Phi Beta Kappa, Vice President 1993

    Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society 1991

Professional Organizations

  • General Thoracic Surgery Club 2012 - present

    Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer, Thoracic Surgery 2013 - 2015

    Tobacco Advisory Board, Napa County 2013 – 2015

    American Medical Association 1993 – present

    American College of Surgeons, Fellow Member 2012 - present

    American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow 2008 – 2012

    American College of Surgeons, Member Northern California Chapter 2008 - 2014

    American College of Surgeons, Candidate Group 1999 – 2008

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Candidate Member 2006 – 2009

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member 2009 – present

    Bay Area Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member 2011 - 2014

    Napa County Medical Association 2008 – 2015

    Board Member at Large 2009 – 2014

    Treasurer 2012 – 2013

    President Elect 2013-2014

    California Medical Association 2004 – 2015

    Young Physician Section Delegate to CMA House 2009 – 2015

    American College of Chest Physicians, Affiliate Member 2005 – 2008

    American College of Chest Physicians, Member 2008 – present

    California Thoracic Society Member 2005 – present

    Orange County Medical Society 2016 - present

Certification

  • California Medical License # A87174 – May 2004 – present

    California Fluoroscopy License - June 2012 - present

    Michigan Medical License #3653148 – August 2014 - present

    Federal DEA Number: BK8849614

    American Board of Surgery Certification – February 2005

    American Board of Surgery Re-Certification – December 2014

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certification – June 2008

    Meetings / Advisory Boards

    Participant in Molecular Testing in NSCLC Advisory Board, Chicago, July 2013.

Manuscripts/ Case Reports

  • S Kanaan. 2011 Cancer Program Annual Report: Focus on Lung Cancer 2000-2010. Queen of the Valley Medical Center, 2012.

    S Kanaan. 2011 Cancer Program Annual Report: Focus on Lung Cancer 2000-2010. Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, 2012.

    S Kanaan, C Baker, and V Starnes. Resection of Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysms in a Takayasu’s Arteritis Patient. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 85:1795-1796, 2008.

    S Kanaan and T DeMeester. Fibrovascular Polyp of the Esophagus Causing Impaired Oxygenation. Diseases of the Esophagus, 20:453-454, 2007.

    S Kanaan and I Nuno. Atrial Myxoma Presenting as Asthma in Adolescent. Internet Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Volume 8, Number 2, 2007.

    S Kanaan, W Boswell, and J Hagen. Clinical and Radiographic Signs to Early Detection of Lobar Torsion and Subsequent Successful Intervention. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 132: 720-721, 2006.

    S Kanaan, K Shamsuddin, M Silka, W Wells. Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Resection for Treatment of Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia in a 2-year-old Child. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 130:948-949, 2005.

    SA Kanaan, BD Kozower, T Suda, N Daddi, T Tagawa, T Mohanakumar, GA Patterson. Intratracheal Adenovirus Mediated Gene Transfer is the Optimal Delivery Route for use in Experimental Lung Transplantation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 124:1130-1136, 2002.

    SA Kanaan, T Suda, BD Kozower, N Daddi, T Tagawa, T Mohanakumar, GA Patterson. Intratracheal Adenovirus Mediated Gene Transfer is the Optimal Delivery Route for use in Experimental Lung Transplantation. Surgical Forum, LII:122-123, 2001.

    SA Kanaan, KM Murayama, LT Merriam, LG Dawes, JB Prystowsky, RV Rege, RJ Joehl. Risk Factors for Conversion of Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy. Journal of Surgical Research, 106:20-24, 2002.

    LT Merriam, SA Kanaan, LG Dawes, P Angelos, JB Prystowsky, RV Rege, and RJ Joehl. Gangrenous Cholecystitis: Analysis of Risk Factors and Experience with Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Surgery, 126:680-686, 1999.

    BD Kozower, SA Kanaan, SD Cassivi, GA Patterson. Potential for Gene Therapy in Lung Transplantation. Current Opinions of Organ Transplantation, 6:248-252, 2001.

    N Daddi, SA Kanaan, T Suda, F D’Ovidio, B Kozower, T Tagawa, K Grapperhaus, JH Ritter, T Mohanakumar, GA Patterson. Recipient Intramuscular Administration of Naked Plasmid TGFβ1 Attenuates Lung Graft Reperfusion Injury. Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation, 22:1323-1334, 2003.

    BD Kozower, SA Kanaan, T Tagawa, T Suda, K Grapperhaus, N Daddi, EC Crouch, CM Doerschuk, and GA Patterson. Intramuscular Gene Transfer of Interleukin-10 Reduces Neutrophil Recruitment and Ameliorates Lung Graft Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. American Journal of Transplantation, 2:837-842, 2002.

    T Tagawa, BD Kozower, SA Kanaan, N Daddi, M Muraoka, T Oka, JH Ritter, GA Patterson. Gene Transfer of Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Improves the Function of Lung Allografts. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 127:1558-1563, 2004.

    T Tagawa, BD Kozower, SA Kanaan, N Daddi, T Suda, GA Patterson. Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Gene Transfer Ameliorates Lung Graft Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 126:1147-1154, 2003.

    BD Kozower, TD Sweitzer, SA Kanaan, T. Tagawa, SM Albeda, VR Muzykantov, GA Patterson. Vascular Immunotargeting to lung graft endothelium. Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation, 21:58,2002

    BD Kozower, N Daddi, SA Kanaan, T Tagawa, T Suda, GA Patterson. Recipient intramuscular transfection of adenovirus interleukin-10 reduces lung graft ischemia-reperfusion injury. Surgical Forum, LII:120-122, 2001.

    T Suda, T Tagawa, SA Kanaan, BD Kozower, N Daddi, T Mohanakumar, GA Patterson. Adenovirus Encoding Soluble TNF alpha Receptor Ig Co-transfection Prolongs Gene Expression in Rat Lung. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 126:1155-1161, 2003.

    T Suda, N Daddi, Tagawa T, SA Kanaan, BD Kozower, JH Ritter, GA Patterson. Recipient Intramuscular Cotransfection of Transforming Growth Factor Beta1 and Interleukin 10 Ameliorates Acute Lung Graft Rejection. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 129:926-931, 2005.

    N Daddi, T Suda, F D’Ovidio, SA Kanaan, T Tagawa, K Grapperhaus, BD Kozower, JH Ritter, NS Yew, T Mohanakumar, GA Patterson. Recipient Intramuscular Cotransfection of Naked Plasmid TGFβ1 and IL-10 Ameliorates Lung Graft Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 124:259-269, 2002.

    T Tagawa, T Suda, N Daddi, BD Kozower, SA Kanaan, T Mohanakumar, GA Patterson. Low Dose Endobronchial Gene Transfer Ameliorates Lung Graft Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 123:795-802, 2002.

Abstracts

  • SA Kanaan, KM Murayama, LT Merriam, LG Dawes, JB Prystowsky, RV Rege, and RJ Joehl. Risk Factors for Conversion of Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy. Abstract, Association of VA Surgeons, Twenty-fifth Annual Surgical Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, May 6, 2001.
    * Awarded with Best Clinical Presentation.

    SA Kanaan, T Suda, B Kozower, N Daddi, T Tagawa, T Mohanakumar, and GA Patterson. Intratracheal Adenovirus Mediated Gene Transfer is the optimal Delivery Route for use in Experimental Lung Transplantation. Abstract, American College of Surgeons, Eighty-seventh Clinical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 10, 2001.

    AD Vaca, S Kanaan, IN Nuño, J Szenohradszki, and PD Lumb. Huge
    Right Atrial Myxoma. Abstract, 43rd Annual Western Anesthesia
    Residents Conference, May 5, 2006.

    LT Merriam, SA Kanaan, LG Dawes, P Angelos, JB Prystowsky, RV Rege, and RJ Joehl. Gangrenous Cholecystitis: Analysis of Risk Factors and Experience with Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Abstract, Central Surgical Association, Fifty-sixth Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, March 5, 1999.

    BD Kozower, N Daddi, SA Kanaan, T Tagawa, T Suda, GA Patterson. Intramuscular gene transfer of interleukin-10 reduces lung transplant ischemia-reperfusion injury. Abstract, New England Surgical Society, Eighth Annual Research Presentation Day, Boston, Massachussets, May 18, 2001.

    BD Kozower, N Daddi, SA Kanaan, T Tagawa, T Suda, GA Patterson. Recipient intramuscular transfection of adenovirus interleukin-10 reduces lung graft ischemia-reperfusion injury. Abstract, American College of Surgeons, Eighty-seventh Clinical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 10, 2001.

    BD Kozower, TD Sweitzer, SA Kanaan, T Tagawa, SM Albeda, VR Muzykantov, GA Patterson. Vascular Immunotargeting to Lung Graft Endothelium. Abstract, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Twenty-second Annual Meeting, Washington DC, April 11, 2002.

    BD Kozower, TD Sweitzer, SA Kanaan, T Tagawa, SM Albeda, VR Muzykantov, GA Patterson. Catalase Immunotargeting Reduces Lung Transplant Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Abstract, American College of Surgeons, Eighty-eight Clinical Congress, San Francisco, California, October 8, 2002.

    N Daddi, T Suda, F D’Ovidio, T Tagawa, B Kozower, SA Kanaan, NS Yew, K Grapperhaus, T Mohanakumar, and GA Patterson. Recipient Intramuscular Cotransfection of Naked Plasmid TGFβ1 and IL-10 Ameliorates Lung Graft Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Abstract, American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Eighty-first Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 8, 2001.

Book Chapters

  • S Kanaan, C Ducko. Diaphramatic Pacing. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th edition, Online, June 18, 2008.

    S Kanaan, MT Jaklitsch. Pleural Masses. In MI Lewis, RJ McKenna (Eds), Medical Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier, 2009, pp. 432-438.

    S Kanaan, DA Bambini. (2000), Patent Ductus Arteriosus. In RM Arensman, DA Bambini, PS Almond (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2000, pp. 352-355.

    SA Kanaan, BD Kozower, SD Cassivi, GA Patterson. (2001), Gene Therapy for Lung Transplantation. In SM Albeda (Ed.), Gene Therapy in Lung Disease. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, September 2002, pp. 457-473.

    SA Kanaan, MJ Liptay. Acute and Chronic Mediastinal Infections. In TW Shields (Ed.), General Thoracic Surgery. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, October 2004.

Presentations

  • SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Mission Medical Center, January 2017. (Mission Viejo, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Allegan Medical Center, May 2016. (Allegan, Michigan)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Coldwater Medical Center, March 2016. (Coldwater, Michigan)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, South Haven Medical Center, December 2014. (South Haven, Michigan)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Western Michigan University Medical School, July 2015. (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

    SA Kanaan. Thoracic Surgery. General Surgery Resident Lecture Series, Western Michigan University Medical School, February 2015. (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

    SA Kanaan. Cardiac Surgery. General Surgery Resident Lecture Series, Western Michigan University Medical School, April 2015. (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

    SA Kanaan. Esophageal Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, September 2013. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and CT screening. Napa Rotary Club, March 2013. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and CT screening. CME Grand Rounds, Northbay Medical Center, November 2012. (Faifield, California)

    SA Kanaan. Thoracic Nursing Lecture. Queen of the Valley Medical Center, September 2012. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and CT screening. CME Grand Rounds, Petaluma Valley Hospital, September 2012. (Petaluma, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and More. Meet The Doctors Lecture Series, The Meadows, June 2012. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Thoracic Nursing Lecture. Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, 4 West, June 2012. (Santa Rosa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Thoracic Nursing Lecture. Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, 3 East, June 2012. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and More. Meet The Doctors Lecture Series, The Springs of Napa Valley, April 2012. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Management of Postraumatic Retained Hemothorax. Trauma Conference, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, March 2012. (Santa Rosa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and CT screening. CME Grand Rounds, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, February 2012. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and More. Meet The Doctors Lecture Series, The Meadows of Napa Valley, November 2011. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer and More. Meet The Doctors Lecture Series, Vista Sonoma Retirement Home, November 2011. (Santa Rosa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Petaluma Valley Hospital, July 2011. (Petaluma, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. Alliance of Aging Guest Speaker, Aegis Living Center, November 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. The Importance of Documentation: The Medical and Legal Issues. CME Grand Rounds, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, September 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Smoking Cessation. CME Grand Rounds, Regional Medical Center of San Jose, August 2010. (San Jose, California)

    SA Kanaan. Health Hearts and Healthy Lungs. Synergy Wellness Lecture for California School Administrators Health and Wellness Institute, Meritage Resort, July 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. To Drink or Not to Drink. Synergy Wellness Lecture for California School Administrators Health and Wellness Institute, Meritage Resort, July 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Sonoma Valley Hospital, June 2010. (Sonoma, California)

    SA Kanaan. Thoracic Surgery. CME for OR Nurses, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, March 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Queen of the Valley Goes Tobacco Free. Nursing Lecture Series (5), Queen of the Valley Medical Center, February 17th,19th, and 22nd 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Surgical Management of Thoracic Diseases. Critical Care Potpourri, Napa Valley AACN Chapter, February 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Thoracic Surgery. CME for OR Nurses, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, January 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Queen of the Valley Goes Tobacco Free. CME Grand Rounds, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, January 2010. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Healdsburg District Hospital, December 2009. (Healdsburg, California)

    SA Kanaan. Healthy Hearts, Healthy Lungs: How to Live Longer and Better. Napa Fresh Aire Festival Lecture, August 2009. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. Pharmadura Lecture, July 2009. (Santa Rosa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. Pharmadura Lecture, June 2009. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Staging – NCCN guidelines review, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, June 2009. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, May 2009. (Napa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Veterans Home California, April 2009. (Yountville, California)

    SA Kanaan. Mediastinal Staging. Lung Tumor Board Conference, Northbay Healthcare, March 2009. (Fairfield, California)

    SA Kanaan. Lung Cancer Update. CME Grand Rounds, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, March 2009. (Santa Rosa, California)

    SA Kanaan. Thymoma. Division Thoracic Surgery Conference, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, April 2008. (Boston, Massachusetts)

    SA Kanaan. Pulmonary Infections. Division Thoracic Surgery Conference, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, February 2008. (Boston, Massachusetts)

    SA Kanaan. Carcinoid Tumors. Division Thoracic Surgery Conference, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, October 2007. (Boston, Massachusetts)

    SA Kanaan. Stage IIIA Lung Cancer. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Evanston Hospital, March 14, 2000. (Evanston, Illinois)

    SA Kanaan. Esophageal Cancer. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, March 23, 2004.
    (Chicago, Illinois)

    SA Kanaan. Trauma Case Presentation – Pneumonectomy, Chicago
    Metropolitan Trauma Society, April 14, 2004.
    (Chicago, Illinois)

Affiliated Hospitals