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Marcelo C. DaSilva, MD, FACS

Surgical Oncology

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  • Lecturer in Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • 3-D chest wall reconstruction for malignant tumors
  • Diaphragm resection and reconstruction
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
  • Malignant and benign tumors of chest wall
  • Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MP)
  • Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM)
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Robotic surgery for lung cancer and tumors of the mediastinum
  • VATS

Diseases Treated

  • Lung Cancer, non-small cell
  • Lung Cancer, small cell
  • Mesothelioma

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-732-6824
  • Office Phone Number617-525-9748
  • Fax617-566-3441


Dr. DaSilva is a thoracic surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and serves as Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Care New England. He is a lecturer in surgery at Harvard Medical School. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. DaSilva was the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and co-director of the Lung Cancer program at the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center. Dr. DaSilva is part of the newly created Esophageal Center of Excellence at CNE.  He is a member of the International Mesothelioma Program, the most comprehensive treatment program for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. He specializes in robotic and minimally invasive Thoracic Surgery. Additional clinical interests include intracavitary heated chemotherapy (Hipec/Hioc) for thoracic and abdominal malignancies.  He was a pioneer in 3-D minimally invasive esophagectomy and thoracic 3-D models for chest wall reconstruction. He is co-director of Benign Chest Wall Program at the Lung Center at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Consultant at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2001


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Critical Surgical Care


  • Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • New York Medical College Educational Consortium, New Rochelle Hospital, Surgery
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, General Surgery

Medical School:

  • Universidade Gama Filho Riode Janeiro, Brazil


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