Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, FRCSEd

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Steering Committee Vice Chair

Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, FRCSEd, is The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at University of Washington.   Prior to that he was Professor and Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research in the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington, where he was the Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.  Dr. Wood received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University and trained in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Wood is a world leader in thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology.  He is past president of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Western Thoracic Surgical Association, and Seattle Surgical Society, previously serving as Director of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and Chair of the ACGME Thoracic RRC.  Dr. Wood is currently the president of the Thoracic Surgery Foundation and president of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network (CTSNet). He serves as the chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Lung Cancer Screening Panel, vice-chair of the NCCN Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Panel, and vice-chair of the American Cancer Society National Lung Cancer Roundtable.