Charles T. Bakhos, MD, MS, FACS

Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Charles T. Bakhos MD, MS, FACS is an associate professor in the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

Dr. Bakhos graduated from Saint Joseph University School of Medicine (Beirut, Lebanon) in 2001. He completed his general surgery residency at the Hospital of Saint Raphael at Yale University School of Medicine, followed by a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, MA, Harvard Medical School).  He also holds a Master’s degree in cardiovascular pharmacology from the Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France.

Dr. Bakhos specializes in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, including both thoracoscopic and robotic approaches to benign and malignant diseases of the lung, mediastinum, chest wall, diaphragm, and esophagus.  He has special expertise in tracheal surgery for benign conditions of the airway, particularly stenosis and malacia, and has a particular interest in surgical education and simulation.

Dr. Bakhos has numerous publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and presented his work at many regional and national meetings. Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, he is also an active member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He also serves on different national committees in the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society.

Terms of Appointment: Nov 2019 - Oct 2021