Brendon Stiles, M.D.
Like all of my colleagues in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, I have a patient-first philosophy. We consider it an honor and a privilege to take care of patients. That is my primary responsibility. While performing that duty I do my best to advance the field of medicine, Thoracic Surgery in particular, through research and teaching.
Dr. Stiles attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Virginia. He also completed his General Surgery Residency at UVA where he received several prestigious awards for clinical and teaching excellence, as well as for basic science research.During his residency, Dr. Stiles spent two years in New York City completing a Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He investigated novel therapies for lung and esophageal cancer.& Following General Surgery training and board certification, Dr. Stiles completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, earning the "Distinguished Housestaff Award" from the Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council. Dr. Stiles also completed six months of training in Thoracic Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Following completion of his training and board certification, Dr. Stiles was recruited to stay on at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College.& Dr. Stiles performs all aspects of General Thoracic surgery, but has a particular interest in lung and esophageal cancer.& He commits part of his time to basic science research in an effort to better understand and treat these malignancies. He currently resides in New York City with his family.