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Jon O. Wee, MD, FACS

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Jon O. Wee, MD, FACS


  • Section Chief, Esophageal Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Co-Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Director of Robotics in Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Esophageal cancer
  • GERD and giant paraesophageal hernias
  • Hyperhydrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Thymomas

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-525-9657
  • Office Phone Number617-525-9657
  • Fax617-730-2853

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2005
  • Thoracic Surgery, 2007


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Surgery

Medical School:

  • Duke University School of Medicine


Jon O. Wee, Costas Bizekis, James D. Luketich, Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy, In: Adult Chest Surgery, Ed. David Sugarbaker. 2009, 122-130.

Jon O. Wee, James D. Luketich, Laparoscopic Esophagectomy, In: Mastery of Surgery, 5th ed, Ed. Josef E. Fischer, Assoc Ed. Kirby I. Bland, Submitted

Linden, PA, Wee, JO, Jaklitsch, MT, Colson, YL, Extending indications for radiofrequency ablation of lung tumors through an intraoperative approach., Ann Thorac Surg, 2008, Feb 85 (2) , 420-423.

Ahmad S. Ashraft, Jon O. Wee, Peter F. Ferson, James D. Luketich, and Sebastien Gilbert, Minimally Invasive Management of Lobar Torsion Complicating Thoracoscopic Lobectomy: Report of a case and review of the Literature, Chest 2006 130: 308S-309S

Jon O. Wee, Michael Kent, James D. Luketich, Open and Laparoscopic Repair of Giant Paraesophageal Hernias, Journal of Diseases of the Esophagus. Pending.

Jon O. Wee, Jerome Sepic, Tomislav Mihaljevic, Lawrence H. Cohn, Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor of the Heart, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol 76, Issue 5, pp. 1721-1722, Nov 2003.

Jerome Sepic, Jon O. Wee, Edward G. Soltesz, Cherie P. Parungo, Rita G. Laurence, Lawrence H. Cohn, Lishan Aklog. Intraluminal Coronary Shunting Preserves Myocardial Perfusion and Function, Heart Surgery Forum, Vol 6, Issue 6, pp. E120-125, 2003.

Jerome Sepic, Jon O. Wee, Edward G. Soltesz, Michael K. Hsin, Lawrence H. Cohn, Rita G. Laurence, Lishan Aklog. Cardiac Positioning using an Apical Suction Device Maintains Beating Heart Hemodynamics, Heart Surgery Forum, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 279-284, 2002.

Michael J. Morales, Jonny O. Wee, Shimin Wang, Harold C. Strauss, Randall L. Rasmusson, The N-Terminal Domain of a K+ Channel -Subunit Increases the Rate of C-Type Inactivation from the Cytoplasmic Side of the Channel, Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, December 1996, Vol. 93, pp. 15119-15123.


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