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Mithran S. Sukumar, M.D., FACS, FRCS (Edin.)

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


  • Cancer
  • Surgery

Special focus

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

About me

Dr. Mithran Sukumar is an associate professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. He performs surgery on all areas of the chest except the heart. He specializes in surgeries for lung and esophageal cancer and in minimally invasive surgery for these conditions.

Dr. Sukumar earned his M.B.B.S. degree from the University of Madras in Chennai, India. He completed a residency in general surgery at the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens and the New York Flushing Hospital Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in surgical critical care at North Shore University Hospital Manhasset in Long Island, N.Y. He also completed a fellowship in thoracic surgery at OHSU.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Education and training

    • M.B.B.S., 1989, University of Madras
  • 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, OHSU, Portland, OR, 2001
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2002; recertified 2011
    • American Board of Surgery, 2000; recertified 2011

Memberships and associations:

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • General Thoracic Surgery Club
  • Association of VA Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow
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