01. Doctor Overview
Dr. John A. Federico was originally recruited to Kalispell Regional Healthcare Surgical Specialists to help expand their comprehensive thoracic malignancy program. Dr. Frederico was an excellent candidate for their growing team based on his general and thoracic surgery board certifications, as well as his experience as Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Frederico is known for his talent at benign and malignant complex thoracic surgeries and continued interest in minimally invasive management of thoracic cancers. In his efforts to help improve early detection, the doctor established regional lung cancer screening programs in Connecticut.
02. Fast Facts
Doctor Fast Facts
Main Specialty: Thoracic Surgery
Other Interests & Specialties: General cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.
Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Surgery Certification in Surgery, named one of the Top Doctors: New York Metro Area in 2014
Education & Experience:
- Medical Degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine
- Residency for General Surgery at Maine Medical Center
Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer in Octogenarians. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. March 1997;63(3):785-789. doi: 10.1016/S0003-4975(96)01150-2
Fibrin glue in pulmonary resection: a prospective, randomized, blinded study. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. May 2003;75(5):1587-1592. doi: 10.1016/S0003-4975(02)04994-9
Thoracoscopic esophageal mobilization during minimally invasive esophagectomy: a head-to-head comparison of prone versus decubitus positions. Surgical Edoscopy. November 2008;22(11):2485-2491.