Adam J. Hansen, MD
Thoracic Surgery Specialist
Adam Hansen, MD received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, Tempe and his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson. He received his postgraduate training in general and cardiothoracic surgery at the Mayo Clinic program in Scottsdale and the University of Arizona respectively.
His research and clinical focus is on diseases of the lung, mediastinum, esophagus, and chest wall that are amenable to robotic and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He works closely with oncologists, pulmonologists, general surgeons, and gastroenterologists who care for patients with lung cancer, esophageal cancer, lymphomas involving the mediastinum and great vessels of the chest, gastric reflux disease not amenable to other treatments, and other clinical programs.
Dr. Hansen is board qualified in both general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He is certified in the use of the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, EBUS technology for endoscopic ultrasound guided biopsy techniques used in lung cancer, and mediastinal disease staging processes.
His research has been published in numerous medical journals and scholarly papers and he was the recipient of numerous educator and teaching awards while in his surgical training program.