Eric Vallieres, Lung Cancer Program Surgical Director

Eric Vallieres M.D.

Surgical Director - Lung Cancer Program

About Eric Vallieres

Eric Vallieres, M.D., is a thoracic surgeon and surgical director of the Lung Cancer Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington. With a specialty in thoracic surgery, Vallieres clinical interests include lung cancer, bronchoscopy, chest wall tumors, chest wall resections, pleural diseases, robot-assisted surgery, thoracoscopic lobectomies and mesothelioma.

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Pleural and Lung Cancer

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Excellence in Research

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Team Leader

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Robotic Surgery

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Board Certified in Surgery

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Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that few doctors specialize in treating. Most cases develop in the lining of the lungs – known as pleural mesothelioma – and this has become a special interest for Vallieres.

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Eric Vallieres M.D.

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Surgical Director - Lung Cancer Program

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Swedish Medical Center

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One of the surgeries he is qualified to perform is an extrapleural pneumonectomy, which is used for pleural mesothelioma patients.

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Dr. Vallieres is fluent in French and English.

Disclaimer: Dr. Eric Vallieres has no professional affiliation with Asbestos.com.

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Last Modified March 1, 2018
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