Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, MS

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Steering Committee Member
Task Group Chair

Medical University of South Carolina

Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP, is the Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina.  He completed training in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Dartmouth where he also obtained a degree in the health services research. He is a lung cancer pulmonologist with an interest all aspects of lung cancer care. Dr. Silvestri is an author and editor of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) lung cancer guidelines.  He has authored more than 200 scientific articles, book chapters and editorials. He currently serves on the editorial board of Chest. Dr. Silvestri was the 2017 President of the ACCP.