Thoracic Surgeon

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.

Board Certifications

General Surgery, Thoracic surgery Eligible

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


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)


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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