Michael Jaklitsch

United States (US)
Committee Member

Biographical Info
Dr. Michael T. Jaklitsch is a thoracic surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center. He is associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jaklitsch received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed a research fellowship in cardiology at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and a general surgery residency at the University of Alabama Hospital. He was a thoracic oncology clinical research fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and completed a fellowship in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Jaklitsch is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Jaklitsch has done research at the National Institutes of Health on angiogenesis and gene transfer. His major clinical interest is lung cancer, including the unique needs of elderly cancer patients and the use of minimally invasive techniques such as video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).