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Seth D. Force, MD

Dr. Force
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Seth D. Force

Thoracic Surgeon & Surgical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Road
1365 Clifton Road North East, Suite 2223
Atlanta, GA 30322
404.778.3629

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Dr. Seth D. Force completed his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine before completing his residency, followed by a thoracic surgery fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine. He is board certified in general and thoracic surgery and focuses his clinical practice on thoracic oncology, reflux surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, lung transplantation and microinvasive treatment of hyperhydrosis.

Dr. Force has been a faculty member at the Emory University School of Medicine since 2003, where he currently holds several professorships. As Surgical Director of Emory’s Adult Lung Transplant Program, he has improved survival rates and increased the program’s lung transplant volume from 10 to 30 per year.

Main Specialty: Thoracic Surgery

Other Interests & Specialties: Thoracic oncology, reflux surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, lung transplantation, microinvasive hyperhidrosis and researching the outcomes of lung transplantation and thoracic disease.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Radiology Certification in Radiation Oncology, Emory Provider Excellence Award, Atlanta’s Top Doctors Award, America’s Top Surgeons Award from the Consumers’ Research Council of America, Thoracic Surgery Teacher of the Year Award from Emory University School of Medicine

Education & Experience:

Publications:
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Segmentectomy: A Safe and Effective Procedure. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. May 2010;89(5):1571-1576. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.01.061

Efficacy of Oral Ribavirin in Lung Transplant Patients With Respiratory Syncytial Virus Lower Respiratory Tract Infection. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. January 2009;28(1):67-71. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2008.10.008

Cationic lipid: bacterial DNA complexes elicit adaptive cellular immunity in murine intraperitoneal tumor models. Cancer Research. June 2000;60(11).

Author: Linda Molinari

Editor in Chief, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Linda Molinari

Reviewer: Annette Charlevois

Patient Support Coordinator

Annette Charlevois
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