Dr. Yolonda Lorig Colson MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Yolonda Colson is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. She received her medical degree from Mayo Medical School and has been in practice for 15 years. She is one of 12 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 3 at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1998
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1999 - 2001
Mayo Medical School
Class of 1989
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
MA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
Embedded multicellular spheroids as a biomimetic 3D cancer model for evaluating drug and drug-device combinations.
Charoen, K. M.,Fallica, B.,Colson, Y. L.,Zaman, M. H.,Grinstaff, M. W.
In Vitro Activity of Paclitaxel-Loaded Polymeric Expansile Nanoparticles in Breast Cancer Cells.
Zubris, K. A.,Liu, R.,Colby, A.,Schulz, M. D.,Colson, Y. L.,Grinstaff, M. W.
Cytoreductive surgery and intraoperative administration of paclitaxel-loaded expansile nanoparticles delay tumor recurrence in ovarian carcinoma.
Gilmore, D.,Schulz, M.,Liu, R.,Zubris, K. A.,Padera, R. F.,Catalano, P. J.,Grinstaff, M. W.,Colson, Y. L.
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