Dr. Walter B. Cannon

Dr. Walter B. Cannon M.D.

Dr. Walter B. Cannon is a Clinical Professor at Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

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Dr. Walter B. Cannon is a Clinical Professor at Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Educational Background Cannon Graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School in 1969. In 1970 he took an internship at Stanford in Graduate Medical Education. He later went on to complete his entire residency at Stanford, and then another at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. In 1975, he joined the Palo Alto Medical Clinic. In the 90’s he began working part time at the Stanford University Thoracic Surgery Service. Currently, Dr. Cannon is co-director of Operating Room Services at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics. Clinical Interests Dr. Cannon is a physician and clinical professor. His clinical interests include: Mesothelioma Mesothelioma thoracic surgery Thoracic cancers Esophageal cancer Thoracic surgery Lung cancer Thymoma Cardiothoracic surgery Cancer Thoracic Oncology Clinical Trials Dr. Cannon’s scientific focus is related to his area of specialty and interest in thoracic oncology. A few clinical trials that Dr. Cannon has been involved in include: CyberKnife Radiosurgical Treatment of Inoperable Early Stage Non-Small Cell Cancer Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression and Identification of Progenitor Cells in Lung Carcinoma Evaluation of Cyberknife Precision Radiation Delivery System for Unresectable Malignant Lung Cancer Phase II Docetaxel / Carboplatin / XRT + Surgical Resection in Stage III NSCLC Publications Dr. Walter B. Cannon has a specific clinical research interest in thoracic oncology and cardiothoracic surgery. As part of his research and affiliation with Stanford, Dr. Cannon has been involved in several publications regarding various aspects of cardiothoracic research. Publications he has engaged in include: Intraoperative contralateral tension pneumothorax during pneumonectomy. Finlayson GN, Chiang AB, Brodsky JB, Cannon WB. Anesth Analg. 2008; 106 (1): 58-60, table of contents The Univent tube for single-lung ventilation in paediatric patients. Hammer GB, Brodsky JB, Redpath JH, Cannon WB. Paediatr Anaesth. 1998; 8 (1): 55-7 "Blind" placement of plastic left double-lumen tubes. Brodsky JB, Macario A, Cannon WB, Mark JB. Anaesth Intensive Care. 1995; 23 (5): 583-6 Spontaneous pneumothorax in early pregnancy: successful management by thoracoscopy. Brodsky JB, Eggen M, Cannon WB. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1993; 7 (5): 585-7 Systemic tumor embolism following thoracotomy partially masked by postoperative epidural analgesia. Brodsky JB, Brose WG, Cannon WB, McKlveen RE. J Cardiothorac Anesth. 1990; 4 (1): 95-6 Reference: