From California to New York, well-respected and accomplished physicians focus on providing care to victims of mesothelioma and other diseases resulting from asbestos exposure. However, there are a select few considered experts in their field.

At Brayton Purcell LLP, we want our clients to receive the best treatment from oncologists, thoracic surgeons, and medical professionals in various disciplines while we attend to all aspects of their injury claims. The following are well-respected mesothelioma doctors by state:


Dr. Robert Brian Cameron (Director of Thoracic Oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine) has performed extensive research in thoracic oncology, thoracic pain management, video-assisted surgery, lung volume reduction surgery, and immunology.

Dr. David M. Jablons (Chief of General Thoracic Surgery at the UCSF Medical Center) is a renowned expert in lung cancer and surgical therapies for pleural mesothelioma and other thoracic cancers. He has lectured on his lung cancer research worldwide.

Dr. Thierry Marie Jahan (University of California San Francisco Medical Center) is a lung cancer specialist, focusing on the treatment of lung disease and lung cancers. He researches new and highly effective treatments for his patients.


Dr. Paul H. Sugarbaker (Director of Surgical Oncology at the Washington Cancer Institute) is an expert on peritoneal mesothelioma treatment by combining cytoreductive surgery with intraperitoneal and systemic chemotherapy.

Dr. Eric Vallieres (Surgical Director at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle Washington) specializes in general thoracic surgery, lung cancer, and pleural disease.

New York

Dr. Raja M. Flores (Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center) is a leading expert in the research and treatment of pleural mesothelioma and has led multiple clinical trials.

Dr. Harvey Pass (Director of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at New York University) is an expert on mesothelioma treatment and has conducted clinical trials on the use of intraoperative photodynamic therapy for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma.


Dr. Lary Robinson (Director of the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa) is an expert in the evaluation and treatment of all stages of mesothelioma. He also works on numerous cancer research programs focused on advanced lung cancer and surgical treatment of mesothelioma.


Dr. Hedy Lee Kindler (Director of the Mesothelioma Program at the University of Chicago Medical Center) is considered a top cancer researcher focusing on new and emerging drugs to treat mesothelioma.


Dr. David Sugarbaker (Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston) developed and promoted the multimodal approach to treating mesothelioma that has improved the survival rate in patients. He is also considered one of the nation’s most renowned experts on the disease.


Dr. Stephen C. Yang (Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery, Surgical Director of the Lung Transplantation Program, and Surgical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital) is considered an expert on diagnosing and treating mesothelioma and other forms of lung cancer.


Dr. Anne Tsao (Mesothelioma Program Director at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas) specializes in treating mesothelioma and other thoracic cancers. She has been actively involved in clinical trials aimed at identifying new mesothelioma treatment protocols.

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