Thoracic

Appointments & Information: 410-328-6366

Joseph Stewart Friedberg, MD 
Charles Reid Edwards Professor of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Special Interests: Pleural Mesothelioma, Peritoneal Mesothelioma, Thoracic Malignancies
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Otolaryngology; Massachusetts General Hospital, General Surgery
Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Certifications: Surgery; Thoracic Surgery

Whitney M. Burrows, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine 
Medical Degree: New York University Medical School 
Internship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine 
Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Washington University School of Medicine 
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic 
Board Certification: General Surgery; Thoracic Surgery 
Special Interests: Emphysema, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Motility Disorders, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Hyperhidrosis, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Myasthenia Gravis, Sympathectomy, Thymectomy

Shamus Carr, MD  
Assistant Professor of Surgery, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine 

Medical Degree: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Board Certification: Surgery; Thoracic Surgery 
Special Interests: Benign and Malignant Esophageal Disease, Chest Wall Deformities, Lung Cancer, Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

James Donahue, MD 
Assistant Professor of Surgery, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine 

Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic 
Board Certification: Surgery; Thoracic Surgery 
Special Interests: Barrett's Esophagus, Chest Wall Tumors, Esophageal Cancer Surgery, Esophageal Motility Disorders, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Lung Cancer Surgery, Mediastinal Tumors, Mesothelioma, Metastatic Cancer to the Lung

Shelby Stewart, MD 
Interim Visiting Assistant Professor of Surgery, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine 

Medical Degree: University of Michigan School of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital
Special Interests: Benign esophageal disease and surgery, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Minimally invasive surgery, Thymic Cancer, Thymoma