Ghulam Abbas, MD

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute; Chief, of Thoracic Surgery; Surgical Director of Thoracic Oncology
WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital
Ghulam Abbas, MD

Practice Locations

WVU Heart and Vascular Institute - Morgantown

1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV

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Appointment Information

Medical Specialties

  • Cancer / Oncology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Thoracic Surgery - Adult

Clinical Focus

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Stenosis/Strictures
  • Esophagus
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Motility
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surge
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laser - Esophageal Reflux
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Minimally-Invasive CT Surgery
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thymoma
  • Tracheal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Surgery

Special Training

  • 2005 - Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
    Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • 2004 - Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Fellowship - Rush University Medical Center
  • 2002 - Surgery
    Residency - Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Education

  • 1994 - Aga Kahn University Medical College - MD

Symptoms, Conditions, and Treatments

  • Airway Pathology
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bronchoscopy
  • da Vinci
  • Diaphragm Problems
  • Dysphagia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • First Rib Resection
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, GERD
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hernia - Diaphragmatic
  • Hernia - Laparoscopic Repair
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, LPR
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Disorders/Diseases
  • Lung Nodules
  • Mass - Esophageal
  • Mass - Lung
  • Mass - Mediastinal
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pericardial Window
  • Rib Pain
  • Rib Plating
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Surgery - Cancer/Oncology
  • Surgery - Cardiothoracic
  • Surgery - Laparoendoscopic
  • Surgery - Laparoscopic
  • Surgery - Laparoscopic Foregut
  • Surgery - Laparoscopic Hernia
  • Surgery - Minimally Invasive
  • Surgery - Stereotactic
  • Surgery - Thoracic and Video Assisted Thoracic, VAT
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Stenosis
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thoracotomy Resection
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymus
  • Zenker's Diverticulum