Matthew Hartwig
Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Hartwig is a thoracic surgeon with a clinical focus in robotic assisted minimally invasive thoracic surgery for the treatment of diseases of the chest.  He serves as the Surgical Director of the Esophageal Center at Duke.  He is also the Director of the Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Duke, while providing advanced instruction in robotic surgery to surgeons around the world. He also leads a successful program of clinical, basic and translational research in thoracic surgery and lung transplantation. He currently directs the Duke Ex Vivo Organ Laboratory (DEVOL), is the Chief of Lung Transplant Research, and is a faculty member at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI).

Dr. Hartwig has over 150 peer reviewed publications, received numerous awards, chaired many sessions at national and international meetings, serves regularly on NIH study sections, and is on the editorial board of many prominent journals. He has also personally mentored over pre-and post-doctoral trainees, many of whom are now engaged in their own successful research careers.

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