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Podgaetz, Eitan, MD, MPH

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  • Thoracic Surgery


Care Philosophy:

My professional goal is to identify the best treatments for my patients—tailoring therapy by considering not only the disease, but also the personal situation of each patient and family. I have particular interest in treating conditions affecting the trachea and bronchi, such as tracheal stenosis and trecheomalacia.

Clinical Interests:

Thoracic surgery, Esophageal surgery, Thoracic oncology, Esophageal Cancer, Tracheal surgery, Minimally invasive lung and esophageal surgery, Robotic surgery, Gene therapy for lung cancer, Surgical education and simulation


Board Certification:

General Surgery, Thoracic surgery Eligible

Medical School:

LaSalle University School of Medicine, Mexico City, Mexico


Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, 2005 – 2006 & 2008 - 2010 (General Surgery); George Washington University Medical Center, 2006 – 2008 (General Surgery); Massachusetts General Hospital, 2010 – 2012 (Cardiothoracic Surgery)


Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor—Rising Star" (2015)