01. Doctor Overview
Dr. Farid Gharagozloo is a board-certified thoracic surgeon. He is the medical director of Thoracic Surgery at AdventHealth Celebration, which is affiliated with the world-renowned AdventHealth Cancer Institute. As a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Gharagozloo completed his residency in surgery at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine – Mayo Clinic. He completed fellowships in surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and thoracic and cardiac surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
Dr. Gharagozloo is a leading expert in robotic thoracic surgery. He uses his expertise to perform minimally invasive surgical techniques for advanced thoracic malignancy surgeries. His expertise includes extrapleural pneumonectomies for the treatment of mesothelioma. His focus also includes esophageal disorders and developing patents for surgical tools and techniques that improve the surgical and healing process.
In addition to Dr. Gharagozloo’s clinical work and patents, he has been published in hundreds of peer-reviewed journals. His Textbook of Robotic Surgery was also selected as medical textbook of the year. Some of the medical journals he has been published in include European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery and The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
02. Fast Facts
Doctor Fast Facts
Main Specialty: Thoracic Surgery
Other Interests & Specialties: Esophageal disorders
Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Thoracic Surgery certification in Thoracic Surgery, recipient of medical textbook of the year for his Textbook of Robotic Surgery, recipient of research grants from the American Heart Association and The Thoracic Surgery Foundation, board member of the Society of Robotic Surgery
Education & Experience:
- Medical Degree from Johns Hopkins University
- Residency in surgery at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine – Mayo Clinic
- Fellowship in surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
- Fellowship in thoracic and cardiac surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Long-term results of robotic anatomical segmentectomy for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. March 2019;55(3):427-433. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy332
Right atrial thrombus in a patient with stage IV carcinoma of the lung: is the surgical treatment the correct choice?. The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. October 1998;39(5):689-690.
Robot-assisted lobectomy for early-stage lung cancer: report of 100 consecutive cases. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. August 2009;88(2):380-384. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.04.039
Robot-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for early-stage lung cancer. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. June 2008;85(6):1880-1886. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.02.085
Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy for stage I lung cancer. Thoracic Surgery Clinics. May 2007;17(2):223-231. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2007.03.019