About Uma Sachdeva, MD, PhD

Dr. Sachdeva is a thoracic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She received her MD and PhD in cell and molecular biology through the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Pennsylvania, after completing an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Harvard College. She is a graduate of the MGH General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery training programs. She practices all aspects of thoracic surgery, with a specific interest in thoracic oncology, including esophageal and lung cancers. She also leads a lab-based research effort studying the molecular pathways that underlie development of esophageal cancer and its precursor lesions, including Barrett’s esophagus. She is the recipient of the 2nd David C. Sabiston Research Scholarship from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and the 2021 Research Scholarship from the Thoracic Surgery Foundation.

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Division of Thoracic Surgery
55 Fruit Street, Austen 7
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-5200

Medical Education

  • M.D.; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • PhD, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins

American Board Certifications

  • General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

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