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Thoracic Oncology and Chest Procedures Network

This Network advances the concept of multidisciplinary care and clinical practice for the patient and provider in the areas of interventional procedures, lung cancer, pleural disease, and ultrasound/chest imaging.

CHEST members can join this Network for leadership and networking opportunities, plus the chance to hear the latest news first.

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Sections in this Network

Interventional Procedures

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement of invasive procedures

Lung Cancer

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement of patients with lung cancer

Pleural Disease

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement of any pleura-related diseases, including their diagnosis and management

Ultrasound and Chest Imaging

Focusing on advancing the clinical practice, knowledge, promotion, and advancement in the areas of ultrasound and chest imaging for pulmonary patients

Do you have questions about this Network? Contact networks@chestnet.org

What’s new in the Thoracic Oncology and Chest Procedures Network

Examining the past and looking toward the future: The need for quality data in interventional pulmonology

By Jennifer D. Duke, MD, and Fabien Maldonado, MD, MSc, FCCP


Thoracic ultrasound advancements for the assessment and management of pleural disorders

By Amit Chopra, MD, FCCP, and Nicholas Villalobos, MD


Updated pleural disease guidelines from the British Thoracic Society

By Munish Sharma, MD; Hiren Mehta, MD; Philip Ong, MD


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Recent research to enhance your practice

Get the latest science from the journal CHEST® with curated collections focusing on the topics that matter to you.

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Thoracic Oncology and Chest Procedures Network Leadership

Jason Akulian, MD, FCCP

Jason Akulian, MD, FCCP

Network Chair

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George Zhi Cheng, MD, PhD, FCCP

George Zhi Cheng, MD, PhD, FCCP

Network Vice-Chair

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Samira Shojaee, MD, MPH, FCCP
Chair, Interventional Procedures Section

Jose De Cardenas, MD, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Interventional Procedures Section

Anne Gonzalez, MD
Chair, Lung Cancer Section

Brett Bade, MD
Vice-Chair, Lung Cancer Section

Munish Luthra, MD, FCCP
Chair, Pleural Disease Section

Abhinav Agrawal, MD, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Pleural Disease Section

Navitha Ramesh, MD, MBBS, FCCP
Chair, Ultrasound and Chest Imaging Section

Amik Sodhi, MBBS, FCCP
Vice-Chair, Ultrasound and Chest Imaging Section

Raed Alalawi, MD, FCCP
Network Member-at-Large

Interventional Procedures Section

Lung Cancer Section

Pleural Disease Section

Ultrasound and Chest Imaging Section

Do you have questions about this Network? Contact networks@chestnet.org