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Justin Blasberg, MD

Justin Blasberg, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He earned his BS with honors from Binghamton University in New York, and attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for his Medical Degree. His general surgery residency was completed at St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, followed by a cardiothoracic surgery residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. During that time he spent dedicated time, predominately in basic research, in the thoracic oncology laboratory at the NYU Langone School of Medicine in New York. He is currently enrolled at the University of Wisconsin School of Public Health working towards obtaining a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology. Dr. Blasberg’s research focuses on early stage non-small cell lung cancer recurrence and novel imaging modalities to identify high-risk patients. He also spends a significant amount of time investigating thoracic surgical outcomes, hospital resource utilization and medicare reimbursement, and national trends/barriers to adoption of minimally surgical techniques.

Dr. Blasberg’s Faculty Profile

Grant Funding

  • Impact of Quantitative PET Imaging to Predict Early Stage NSCLC Recurrence
    • UW Department of Surgery
    • Monetary amount: $150,000

Research Team

  • Anne Traynor, MD
  • Peter Jerar, PhD
  • Stephanie Harmon, MS

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