Dr. Valerie W Rusch MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Valerie Rusch is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in New York, New York. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bellevue Hospital Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 33 years. She is one of 6 doctors at Bellevue Hospital Center and one of 10 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. She also speaks multiple languages, including French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Bellevue Hospital Center

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1980

University of Washington
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1980 - 1982

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 33 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Pathological response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in resectable non-small-cell lung cancers: proposal for the use of major pathological response as a surrogate endpoint.
Hellmann, M. D.,Chaft, J. E.,William, W. N.,Rusch, V.,Pisters, K. M.,Kalhor, N.,Pataer, A.,Travis, W. D.,Swisher, S. G.,Kris, M. G.

Esophageal cancer recurrence patterns and implications for surveillance.
Lou, F.,Sima, C. S.,Adusumilli, P. S.,Bains, M. S.,Sarkaria, I. S.,Rusch, V. W.,Rizk, N. P.

The cribriform pattern identifies a subset of acinar predominant tumors with poor prognosis in patients with stage I lung adenocarcinoma: a conceptual proposal to classify cribriform predominant tumors as a distinct histologic subtype.
Kadota, K.,Yeh, Y. C.,Sima, C. S.,Rusch, V. W.,Moreira, A. L.,Adusumilli, P. S.,Travis, W. D.

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