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Schroeder, Carsten, MD, PhD

Administrative Title: 
Director, Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Surgery Service
Specialties: 
Thoracic Surgery
Oncology
Office 706-721-4726
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Faculty Title

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Medical Degree

  • Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany)

Residency

  • General Surgery Residency, Hannover, Germany

Fellowship

  • Research Fellowship Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (2001-2002)
  • Research Fellowship University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD (2002-2003)
  • General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland OH (2006-2008)

Research

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Lung Cancer and Metastasis to the lung

Languages

  • English
  • German

Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer

Diagnosis and Treatment of chest disorders:

  • Lung nodules
  • Lung cancer and its treatment with VATS lobectomy
  • Esophageal Cancer and minimally invasive treatment (VATS/Lap)
  • Tumors of the chest, thymus and mediastinum
  • Pleural disease, including use of Pleur-x Catheter
  • Pericardial effusion, including VATS pericardial window procedure.
  • Local treatment of esophageal tumors, including stenting, laser, argon plasma coagulation
  • Ablation of unresectable tumors with stereotactic body radiation (SBRT)
  • VATS decortication of the lung
  • VATS epicardial lead placement
  • Advanced Bronchoscopic procedures for diagnosis, staging and treatment (EBUS, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Stent, Laser, Fiducial/Beacon placement)
  • Paraesohageal Hernia Repair and Surgical treatment of achalasia

Professional Associations:

  • The Society for Thoracic Surgeons
  • The Transplantation Society
  • European Association for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
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