Dr. John R. Roberts
5181 Remington Drive
Brentwood TN, 37027
EW #13724 is board certified (surgery, thoracic surgery). He has published in lung cancer, thoracoscopic surgery, and esophageal surgery. He will testify for defendants and plaintiffs.
BIO / Resume / CV:
Hospital Appointments Baptist Hospital Centennial Medical Center Clinical Interests Esophageal Cancer Lung Cancer Lung Masses/Nodules Emphysema Esophageal Perforations Minimally Invasive surgery including Robotic Surgery Board Certifications American Board of Surgery American Board of Thoracic Surgery Memberships / Societies Fellow of American College of Surgeons Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians Society of Thoracic Surgeons Southern Thoracic Surgical Association American Society of Clinical Oncology Southern Association of Oncology Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Group-Founding Member Society of Surgical Oncology Society of Cell and Tissue Kinetics Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Licensure State of Tennessee Educational Background Duke University, Degree: A.B. in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude with highest honors Yale University School of Medicine, Degree M.D., Cum Laude Member Alpha Omega Alpha, AOA, (Medical Honor Society) General Surgery Residency: John Hopkins Hospital Thoracic Surgery Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, John Hopkins Hospital Advanced Education: Auburn University, Degree MBA Education: 1975-77 The McCallie School 1977-81 A.B. Duke University (Chemistry) Graduated summa cum laude 1981-85 M.D. Yale University Medicine Graduated with honors Membership in Alpha Omega Alpha 2001- 03 MBA Auburn University Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments: 1985-86 Intern in Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1986-87 Junior Resident in Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1987-89 Research Fellowship David Allison, M.D., Ph.D. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1989-91 Senior Resident in Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1991-92 Chief Resident in Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1992-93 Fellow in Surgical Oncology and Trauma Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1993-95 Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, Mass Military Service: 1993-2000 Captain in Army Reserve Faculty Appointments: 1992-1993 Instructor in Surgery Department of Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1995-1997 Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 1997-2003 Chief, General Thoracic Surgery Assistant Professor of Surgery Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, TN Hospital and Administrative Appointments: 1992-1993 Assistant Chief of Service Department of Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 1995-1997 Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1997-2003 Chief, General Thoracic Surgery Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Nashville, TN 2003- present Clinical appointments at Centennial Hospital and Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN Specialty Certification: 1995 American Board of Surgery 1997 American Board of Thoracic Surgery Licensure: Tennessee Awards and Honors: 1977 National Merit Finalist 1977 National Merit Scholar & Scholarship Winner 1978 Phi Eta Sigma, Duke University 1981 Summa Cum Laude, Duke University 1985 Alpha Omega Alpha, Yale Medicine 1985 Graduated with honors, Yale Medicine 1986 Resident Research Award (Zuidema Award), Johns Hopkins Hospital 1997 Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Vanderbilt University 2001-2003 Auburn University Business School, Masters Program, Recognition of Outstanding Academic Achievement 2003 Phi Kappa PhiAuburn University 2004 American College of Surgeons Scholarship for Health Policy Membership in Honorary Societies 1993 Old Hands Society, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Surgery 2001 Selected to Best Doctors in America 2002 Selected to Best Doctors in America 2002 Alumni Achievement Award, The McCallie School 2003 National Register of Whos Who in Executives and Professionals 2003 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Auburn University 2003 The Contemporary Whos Who 2003 Selected to Best Doctors in America 2004 Selected to Best Doctors in America Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies: 1986-2003 American College of SurgeonsResident Fellow 2003-present Fellow, The American College of Surgeons 1987-present Society of Cell and Tissue Kinetics 1996-present Founding Member, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Interest Group (MITSIG) 1997-present Fellow, The American College of Chest Physicians 1999-present Southern Association for Oncology 2000-present American Society of Clinical Oncology 2001-present The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2001- present The Society of Surgical Oncology 2002-present The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association 2004-American College of Surgeons Workforce on Health Policy, Reform and Advocacy 2004- STS Workforce on Health Policy and Reform Courses: Career Review and Leadership Symposium Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, MA May 15-18, 2002. Comparative Healthcare Systems in the United Kingdom, an international study program in conjunction with Auburn Universitys Physicians Executive MBA Program. June 28-28, 2002. Health Policy for a Changing World, The John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; March 9-16, 2004
Lung Cancer Lung Masses Emphysema Thoracic Surgery Esophageal Cancer Esophageal Surgery Minimally Invasive Surgery Thymoma Thymic Cancer Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Thoracoscopic Surgery Thoracic Surgeon