The oncologists, thoracic surgeons and interventional pulmonologists at the CTCA® Lung Cancer Center in Atlanta have combined expertise in delivering standard-of-care and advanced techniques for treating lung cancer. The center is led by fellowship-trained, board-certified Medical Oncologist Dr. Patricia Rich, who began treating lung cancer patients while at the University of South Florida’s H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.
Working with Dr. Rich and the Lung Cancer Center team is Interventional Pulmonologist Dr. Rabih Bechara. Now the Chief of Interventional Pulmonology, Pulmonary & Critical Care at CTCA Atlanta, Dr. Bechara founded the and directed the interventional pulmonology program at the Emory University School of Medicine. He is also on the editorial board of Journal of Allergy & Therapy and Current Respiratory Care Reports, and his work has been published in American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and Journal of Bronchology.
Dr. Daniel Miller, General Thoracic Surgeon on the center's team, is a world-renowned leader in thoracic surgery who helped introduce minimally invasive techniques for thoracic diseases as well as new technology and interventions such as Hyperthermic Pleural Lavage for primary and metastatic pleural disease. And Medical Oncologist Dr. Ioana Bonta completed three fellowships, has published several papers and holds two patents on medical research.
Other members of our Lung Cancer Center team include an interventional pulmonologist, interventional radiologists, a radiation oncologist, an intensive care physician and a pathologist. Explore the menu below to learn more about our doctors: