Education and Expertise
Dr. Jacques Fontaine earned his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts and Boston University. He completed his thoracic surgery fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He currently practices as a thoracic surgeon at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, treating lung cancer and other asbestos-related thoracic diseases.
Dr. Jacques Fontaine’s efforts to deliver collaborative care are supported by the Moffitt Cancer Center.
Dr. Fontaine’s special areas of interest include lung and esophageal robotic surgery. He advocates for minimally invasive robotic surgery for his patients because it has fewer risks, is less invasive, and has a shorter recovery time.
Dr. Fontaine asserts teamwork plays an essential role in his patient care. He practices a multidisciplinary approach, working with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide his patients with asbestos-related cancer with the best care. His efforts to deliver collaborative care are supported by the Moffitt Cancer Center.