Varun Puri, MD, MSCI

Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, School of Medicine
Keywords:
cancer, chronic disease, cost-effectiveness research, decision analysis, decision making, dissemination & implementation research, health services research, quality, performance & process improvement

Lung cancer is an important public problem in the country and the incidence of lung cancer, especially early stage disease, is rapidly increasing with institution of lung screening CT scans.  Dr. Puri is interested in the quality of care in early stage lung cancer and the identification of quality standards for surgery in lung cancer. He is also working on projects that center on the management of end-stage lung disease and optimizing the availability of donor lungs for patients in need.