Dr. Robert Herron, thoracic surgeon, joins WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital

Thoracic surgeon and Wheeling native Robert Herron III, DO, has joined the staff of WVU Heart and Vascular Institute at WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital.

A graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Herron completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at West Virginia University. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at WVU Medicine. In addition to Wheeling Hospital, he also is affiliated with WVU Medicine at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Camden Clark Medical Center and Berkeley Medical Center.
"We are happy to see a very skilled thoracic surgeon returning home to lead the efforts on lung cancer screening and start the robotic thoracic surgery program at WVU Wheeling,” Ghulam Abbas, MD, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery in the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, said. “Dr. Herron is an expert in robotic lung and esophageal surgery and will be a great addition to the physician community of the Northern Panhandle."
Herron’s office at WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital is located in Medical Tower 1, Suite 104. For an appointment, call 204-243-8669.