Edmund Kassis, MD

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(614) 293-9059

I specialize in:

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Acute Lung Injury
  • Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic
  • Anastomotic Leak
  • Anthracosilicosis
  • Asbestosis
  • and 121 more


Edmund Kassis, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Kassis earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his residency in general surgery at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and his residency in thoracic surgery at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Kassis also completed a fellowship in surgical oncology in the surgery branch of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Dr. Kassis’s clinical interests include all aspects of general thoracic surgery, particularly thoracic surgical oncology and minimally invasive surgery. His research is focused in the use of novel molecular strategies to aid in the staging and treatment of lung and esophageal cancer.

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My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery


Thoracic Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center
7/1/2007 - 6/30/2009

Surgical Oncology
National Cancer Institute
7/1/2001 - 6/30/2004


General Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital
7/1/2000 - 6/30/2007

Medical Degree

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

My Department


The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) 300 W. 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210 Phone: 1-800-293-5066 | Email: jamesline@osumc.edu