Daniel J. Boffa MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Section of Thoracic Surgery)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Gastrointestinal Cancer Program; Thoracic Oncology Program; Radiobiology & RadiotherapySurgery: Thoracic Surgery

Research Interests

prevention of tumor metastasis; early detection of lung cancer more...


  • M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1997

Selected Publications

  • Boffa DJ, Sands M, Rice TW, Murthy SC, Mason DP, Geissinger M, Blackstone EH. Chylothorax complicating thoracic surgery: A percutaneous diagnostic and management strategy, Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Mar;33(3):435-9.
  • Boffa DJ, Mason DP, Murthy SC, Feng J, McNeill AM, Budev MM, Mehta AC, Pettersson BG. Decortication after Lung Transplantation, Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Mar;85(3):1039-43.
  • Boffa DJ, Allen MS, Grab JD, Gaissert HA, Harpole DH, Wright CD. Data fro the STS General Thoracic Database: The Surgical Management of Primary Lung Tumors, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Feb;135(2):247-54.



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