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Bryan Fitch Meyers, MD, MPH

Patrick and Joy Williamson Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Oncology
Emphysema
Esophageal Cancer
Lung Disease
Lung Cancer

Board Certifications

Cardiothoracic Surgery
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

General thoracic surgery, lung cancer, benign lung diseases, tracheal and bronchial disease, photodynamic therapy(PDT), emphysema surgery, mediastinal diseases, pleural diseases, esophageal cancer, Barrett's esophagus, benign esophageal tumors, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), lung transplantation, esophageal surgery, mediastinal surgery.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
Siteman Cancer Center
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-747-7222

Suite: 100
Office Phone: 314-362-8598
Fax: 314-362-0328

Center for Advanced Medicine
Lung Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-8598
Fax: 314-362-0328

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-362-8598
Fax: 314-362-0328

Education

Education

Fellowship: Edward D. Churchill Research Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital 1994
Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgical Resident, Washington University School of Medicine 1998
Residency: Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital 1996
Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Imaging Surveillance for Surgically Resected Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Is More Always Better?
Subramanian M, Liu J, Greenberg C, Schumacher J, Chang GJ, McMurry TL, Francescatti AB, Semenkovich TR, Hudson JL, Meyers BF, Puri V, Kozower BD
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar; 157(3)1205-1217.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.119.

PMID:
    31130741
    [PubMed - in process]
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The role of small or single-institution prospective studies in thoracic research.
Semenkovich TR, Frye CC, Harrison MS, Subramanian M, Kozower BD, Meyers BF, Puri V
J Thorac Dis. 2019 Mar; 11(Suppl 4)S555-S561. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2019.01.18.

PMID:
    31032073
    [PubMed]
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Application of quality metrics to wedge resection for early stage non-small cell lung cancer demonstrates differences in overall survival.
Subramanian M, Meyers BF
Shanghai Chest. 2019 Jan; 3pii: 2. doi: 10.21037/shc.2018.12.11.

PMID:
    30931430
    [PubMed]
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Chest computed tomography imaging improves potential lung donor assessment.
Gauthier JM, Bierhals AJ, Liu J, Balsara KR, Frederiksen C, Gremminger E, Hachem RR, Witt CA, Trulock EP, Byers DE, Yusen RD, Aguilar PR, Marklin G, Nava RG, Kozower BD, Pasque MK, Meyers BF, Patterson GA, Kreisel D, Puri V
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr; 157(4)1711-1718.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.11.038.

PMID:
    30772037
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unintended consequences of changes to lung allocation policy.
Puri V, Hachem RR, Frye CC, Harrison MS, Semenkovich TR, Lynch JP, Ridolfi G, Rowe C, Meyers BF, Patterson GA, Kozower BD, Pasque MK, Nava RG, Marklin GF, Brockmeier D, Sweet SC, Chapman WC, Kreisel D
Am J Transplant. 2019 Feb 13; doi: 10.1111/ajt.15307.

PMID:
    30758137
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Technical Considerations for Lung Transplantation in Kartagener's Syndrome.
Gauthier JM, Takahashi T, Bierhals AJ, Brody SL, Hachem RR, Witt CA, Byers DE, Yusen RD, Trulock EP, Aguilar PR, Nava RG, Kozower BD, Meyers BF, Patterson GA, Kreisel D, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May; 107(5)e337-e339. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.08.095.

PMID:
    30612988
    [PubMed - in process]
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Induction Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer: Does Dose Affect Outcomes?
Semenkovich TR, Samson PP, Hudson JL, Subramanian M, Meyers BF, Kozower BD, Kreisel D, Patterson GA, Robinson CG, Bradley JD, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Mar; 107(3)903-911. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.09.064.

PMID:
    30444988
    [PubMed - in process]
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The role of a decision analysis in treatment of T2N0 esophageal cancer.
Semenkovich TR, Meyers BF, Kozower BD, Puri V
J Thorac Dis. 2018 Sep; 10(Suppl 26)S3309-S3310. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.08.47.

PMID:
    30370146
    [PubMed]
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Postoperative Pneumonia Prevention in Pulmonary Resections: A Feasibility Pilot Study.
Semenkovich TR, Frederiksen C, Hudson JL, Subramanian M, Kollef MH, Patterson GA, Kreisel D, Meyers BF, Kozower BD, Puri V
Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan; 107(1)262-270. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.08.008.

PMID:
    30291834
    [PubMed - in process]
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Graduate Subspecialty and Perceptions of Cardiothoracic Surgery Training: A 60-Year Retrospective Study.
Antonoff MB, Luc JGY, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Damiano RJ Jr, Moon MR
Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jan; 107(1)285-293. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.043.

PMID:
    30240766
    [PubMed - in process]
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Understanding the impact of neoadjuvant chemoradiation on health-related quality of life in esophageal cancer.
Semenkovich TR, Meyers BF
Video Assist Thorac Surg. 2018 Jul; 3pii: 26. doi: 10.21037/vats.2018.06.01.

PMID:
    30221248
    [PubMed]
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Surgical Resection Versus Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Stage I NSCLC: Can Randomized Trials Provide the Solution?
Subramanian MP, Meyers BF
Cancers (Basel). 2018 Sep 4; 10(9)pii: E310. doi: 10.3390/cancers10090310.

PMID:
    30181523
    [PubMed]
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Bilateral versus single lung transplantation: are two lungs better than one?
Subramanian MP, Meyers BF
J Thorac Dis. 2018 Jul; 10(7)4588-4601. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.06.56.

PMID:
    30174911
    [PubMed]
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Primary small cell cancer of the esophagus: understanding treatment outcomes.
Semenkovich TR, Meyers BF
J Thorac Dis. 2018 Apr; 10(Suppl 9)S1025-S1028. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.03.176.

PMID:
    29849193
    [PubMed]
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Surveillance versus esophagectomy in esophageal cancer patients with a clinical complete response after induction chemoradiation.
Semenkovich TR, Meyers BF
Ann Transl Med. 2018 Feb; 6(4)81. doi: 10.21037/atm.2018.01.31.

PMID:
    29666804
    [PubMed]
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Lung Cancer Screening, Version 3.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
Wood DE, Kazerooni EA, Baum SL, Eapen GA, Ettinger DS, Hou L, Jackman DM, Klippenstein D, Kumar R, Lackner RP, Leard LE, Lennes IT, Leung ANC, Makani SS, Massion PP, Mazzone P, Merritt RE, Meyers BF, Midthun DE, Pipavath S, Pratt C, Reddy C, Reid ME, Rotter AJ, Sachs PB, Schabath MB, Schiebler ML, Tong BC, Travis WD, Wei B, Yang SC, Gregory KM, Hughes M
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Apr; 16(4)412-441. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.0020.

PMID:
    29632061
    [PubMed - in process]
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Long-Term Results for Clinical Stage IA Lung Cancer: Comparing Lobectomy and Sublobar Resection.
Subramanian M, McMurry T, Meyers BF, Puri V, Kozower BD
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug; 106(2)375-381. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.049.

PMID:
    29580779
    [PubMed - in process]
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Current State of Empyema Management.
Semenkovich TR, Olsen MA, Puri V, Meyers BF, Kozower BD
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Jun; 105(6)1589-1596. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.02.027.

PMID:
    29550205
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparative effectiveness of upfront esophagectomy versus induction chemoradiation in clinical stage T2N0 esophageal cancer: A decision analysis.
Semenkovich TR, Panni RZ, Hudson JL, Thomas T, Elmore LC, Chang SH, Meyers BF, Kozower BD, Puri V
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May; 155(5)2221-2230.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.01.006.

PMID:
    29428700
    [PubMed - in process]
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Phase II study of neoadjuvant therapy with docetaxel, cisplatin, panitumumab, and radiation therapy followed by surgery in patients with locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus (ACOSOG Z4051).
Lockhart AC, Reed CE, Decker PA, Meyers BF, Ferguson MK, Oeltjen AR, Putnam JB, Cassiv SD, Montero AJ, Schefter TE
Ann Oncol. 2019 Feb 1; 30(2)345. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdx813.

PMID:
    29390067
    [PubMed - in process]
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