Treatment Options
The Boston area is home to some of the world's best doctors and treatment facilities for mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses.* Local Hospitals include the following:

Brigham & Women's Hospital
Division of Thoracic Surgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-5500
www.chestsurg.org

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
44 Binney Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-3000
www.dfci.harvard.edu/site1/textindex.asp

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726-2000
www.mgh.harvard.edu

Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital
2001 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 848-2600

Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-2000
www.bidmc.harvard.edu

Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01805
(781) 273-5100
www.lahey.org

In addition, the Harvard Medical School , Harvard School of Public Health , and Tufts Medical School are home to doctors who have tremendous experience in treating mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses.

Local doctors with national and international reputations for their work with mesothelioma patients include the following:

Dr. David J. Sugarbaker
is Brigham & Women's Hospital
Division of Thoracic Surgery
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-682
An oncologist and thoracic surgeon, Dr. Sugarbaker is Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham & Women's Hospital. Dr. Sugarbaker is also the Chief of Surgical Services at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and an Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. His Tri-Modal Therapy has met with much success, and is described in more detail in our Articles and Resources section.
Dr. David C. Christiani
Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital
2001 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 848-2600
An internist with a specialty in pulmonary medicine, Dr. Christiani is the Director of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is also the Director of the Occupational Medicine Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Director of the Occupational Health Program at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Joseph M. Corson
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Department of Pathology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-7519
A pathologist affiliated with Brigham & Women's Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Corson is a member of the joint U.S./Canadian Mesothelioma Tumor Panel.
Dr. John J. Godleski
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Department of Pathology 75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-7510
A pathologist affiliated with Brigham & Women's Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Godleski has extensive experience in the pathology of asbestos-related diseases.

Outside of the Boston area:

The following is a partial list of doctors and facilities across the country who specialize in the treatment of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses:

Dr. Robert Cameron
200 Medical Plaza, Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 794-7333
Dr. Cameron is a thoracic surgeon at the UCLA School of Medicine, is the director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA, and is an assistant professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Surgical Oncology at UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. Eric Vallieres
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 548-4477
Dr. Vallieres is a thoracic surgeon who practices in Seatle, University of Washington Washington, and offers Multi-Modal therapy for treatment Medical Center of malignant mesothelioma.
Dr. Lary Robinson
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Magnolia Drive
Suite 3157-I
Tampa, FL 33617
(813) 972-4673
Dr. Robinson is a thoracic surgeon at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. He offers a Multi-Disciplinary method of treatment for malignant mesothelioma.
Dr. Harvey Pass
3990 John Road
Suite 2102
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 745-8746
Dr. Pass is a thoracic surgeon who practices in Detroit, Michigan. His Photo-Dynamic therapy is an aggressive new treatment for malignant mesothelioma.
Dr. Robert Taub
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
701 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-6921
Dr. Taub practices in New York City, and offers a Tri-Modal therapy for treatment of malignant mesothelioma.
Dr. Paul Sugarbaker
Sugarbaker Oncology Associates
Washington Cancer Institute CG-175
100 Irving Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 877-3908
This Dr. Sugarbaker practices in Washington, D.C., and specializes in treatment of peritoneal mesotheliomas.

Other United States Hospitals and Cancer Centers:

California New York
Connecticut North Carolina
District of Columbia Ohio
FloridaPennsylvania
Illinois Tennessee
Maryland Texas
Massachusetts Washington
Michigan Wisconsin

University of Californina
San Diego Cancer Center
200 W. Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
(619) 543-3325

UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive
Cancer Center
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(800) 825-2631

Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center
Yale University School of Medicine
333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06520
(203) 785-4095

Lombardi Cancer Research Center
Georgetown University Medical Center
3800 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 687-2110

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
and Research Institute
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33617
(813) 972-4673

University of Chicago
Cancer Research Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(312) 908-5250

Johns Hopkins Oncology Center
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
(410) 955-8822

University of Michigan
Comprehensive Cancer Center
102 Observatory Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(313) 936-1831

Columbia Presbyterian
Comprehensive Cancer Center
College of Physicians and Surgeons
701 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-6921

Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(800) 525-2225

UNC Libeberger Comprehensive
Cancer Center
University of North Carolina
School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 684-5613

Ohio State University
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital
300 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(800) 638-6996

University of Pennsylvania
Cancer Center
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 662-6334

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center
200 Meyran Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(800) 537-4063

Vanderbuilt Cancer Center
Vanderbuilt University
649 Medical Research Building
Nashville, TN 37232

The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcolmbe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 792-7500

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1124 Columbia Street
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 667-5000

University of Wisconsin
Comprehensive Cancer Center
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792
(608) 263-8610

*For articles regarding treatment of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses, as well as links to related web sites, please see our Articles and Resources section.