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Andrade, Rafael S, MD

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  • Cancer
  • Thoracic Surgery

Care Philosophy:

Empathy and excellence guide my interactions with patients. I strive to put myself in every patient’s shoes, and my goal is to offer each patient the safest and most advanced care. Empathy is achieved by listening, excellence is the result of research.

Clinical Interests:

  • Thoracic surgery
  • Esophageal surgery
  • Tracheomalacia

Board Certification:

General Surgery; Thoracic Surgery

Medical School:

National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Hospital Privileges:

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview