Dr. Raphael Bueno earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his general surgery residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his thoracic surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Bueno currently practices as a thoracic surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he also serves as Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Co-Director of the Lung Center. His special areas of interest include asbestos-related cancers such as mesothelioma and lung cancer.
Dr. Raphael Bueno has been recognized for his clinical excellence by Castle Connolly Medial Ltd. and by Boston Magazine as one of America’s top thoracic surgeons.
Dr. Bueno holds appointments as Professor of Surgery, Principal Investigator, Vice Chairman of Surgery for Cancer and Translational Research, and Chair in Thoracic Surgery and Lung Cancer Research at Harvard Medical School. He studies cancer genomics, working to develop novel predictive, diagnostic, and treatment modalities for lung cancer and mesothelioma. His research is funded by the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Bueno was the first thoracic surgeon in the world to perform image-guided video-assisted thoracic surgery (iVATS) to treat lung cancer. He has been recognized for his clinical excellence by Castle Connolly Medial Ltd. and by Boston Magazine as one of America’s top thoracic surgeons. He is widely sought after for his expertise in treating lung cancer and mesothelioma.
When facing a diagnosis of an asbestos-related cancer like mesothelioma or lung cancer, it is crucial to find the right treatment right away. Contact Dr. Raphael Bueno today.