Thomas Varghese Jr., MD

Dr. Thomas Varghese Jr. is the Chief Value Officer at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Head of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, and an Associate Professor (Tenure-track) in the department of Surgery at the University of Utah.

Dr. Varghese holds national leadership positions in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Thoracic Surgery Directors Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of University Surgeons, and Surgical Outcomes Club. He is co-chair of the Association of Women Surgeons #HeforShe Taskforce, and a health services researcher who helped create the American College of Surgeons Strong for Surgery program (https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/strong-for-surgery ) and has RO1 funding from the National Cancer Institute on the role of Precision Exercise Prescription (PEP) for elective lung cancer surgical resection.

Tom spends his free time with his family, as well as actively engaging on social media via Twitter (@tomvarghesejr).

 

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