Mithran S. SukumarM.D.

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Cancer
  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

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Dr. Sukumar specializes in surgery on all areas of the chest except the heart. His specialty area includes surgery for lung and esophageal cancer. He is an expert in minimally invasive surgery for these conditions.


  • Residency:

    • General surgery, The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens and The New York Flushing Hospital Medical Center, 1999
  • Fellowship:

    • Surgical Critical Care, North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, Long Island, NY, 1999
    • Thoracic Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR., 2001
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2002
    • American Board of Surgery, 2000


  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships and associations

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Heart Association - Cardiovascular Council
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Thoracic Surgery Resident Association
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant