Associate Editor

Farid Gharagozloo
Center for Advanced Thoracic Surgery, Global Robotics Institute, Advent Health Celebration, University of Central Florida, Celebration, FL, USA.
Dr. Gharagozloo is Professor of Surgery and Surgeon-In-Chief of the Center for Advanced Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, and Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Global Robotics Institute at Florida Hospital Celebration Health and University of Central Florida. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Gharagozloo trained in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic and completed a Fellowship at the Harvard Medical School. Previously Dr. Gharagozloo was the Professor, Thoracic Surgeon-in-Chief and Chief of Robotic Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Arizona, and the George Washington University, and Georgetown University Medical Centers in Washington DC. Dr. Gharagozloo is a diplomat of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, the President of The Society of Robotic Surgery, and Director of The International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Gharagozloo has published over 200 papers and is the Senior Editor of the Textbook of Robotic Surgery. Dr. Gharagozloo is the senior editor of the Textbook of Robotic Surgery (Springer 2020).
Research Interests
robotic thoracic surgery; surgery for benign and malignant esophageal disorders; surgery for advanced thoracic malignancies

Robotic lateral heller myotomy without fundoplication for achalasia

Robotic selective thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis

The technique of robotic lobectomy II: left sided lobes

Technique of robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome

Minimally invasive surgical approaches to thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis

Special Issue:

Surgical Techniques in Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery for Benign Esophageal Surgery

Robotic Surgery for Malignant Esophageal Surgery

Mini-invasive Surgery
ISSN 2574-1225 (Online)
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