Dr. Frank Christopher Detterbeck MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Frank Detterbeck is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in New Haven, Connecticut and is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Yale-New Haven Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ranked #34 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1988

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1988–1991

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CT State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Experience with thoracoscopic pneumonectomies at a single institution.
Kim, A. W.,Fonseca, A. L.,Boffa, D. J.,Detterbeck, F. C.

Management of Clinical Stage IIIA Primary Lung Cancers in the National Cancer Database.
Hancock, J.,Rosen, J.,Moreno, A.,Kim, A. W.,Detterbeck, F. C.,Boffa, D. J.

ITMIG Consensus Statement on the Use of the WHO Histological Classification of Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma: Refined Definitions, Histological Criteria, and Reporting.
Marx, A.,Ströbel, P.,Badve, S. S.,Chalabreysse, L.,Chan, J. K.,Chen, G.,de Leval, L.,Detterbeck, F.,Girard, N.,Huang, J.,Kurrer, M. O.,Lauriola, L.,Marino, M.,Matsuno, Y.,Molina, T. J.,Mukai, K.,Nicholson, A. G.,Nonaka, D.,Rieker, R.,Rosai, J.,Ruffini, E.,Travis, W. D.

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