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Rafael Andrade, MD

Rafael Andrade, MD
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Thoracic Surgery Clinic
Masonic Memorial Building
Masonic Cancer Clinic
424 Harvard St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-LUNG (5864)

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Empathy and excellence guide my interactions with patients. I strive to put myself in every patient’s shoes, and my goal is to offer each patient the safest and most advanced care. Empathy is achieved by listening, excellence is the result of research.

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Graduated from medical school with diploma of “Exceptional Quality”

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Member of SAGES

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" - (2009, 2010, 2014, 2015)

Associate editor of Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
1. Dincer HE, Podgaetz E, Andrade RS. Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Needle Biopsy of Central Intraparenchymal Lung Lesions Not Adjacent to Airways. Endoscopic Ultrasound. 2015 Dec; 4 (1):40-43.
2. Dincer HE, Podgaetz E, Andrade RS. Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors: Part I: Spectrum and Characteristics of Tumors. J Bronchol Interventional Pulmonology. July 2015, Vol 22, Issue 3, pp 267-273.
3. Dincer HE, Podgaetz E, Andrade RS. Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors: Part II: .Treatment. J Bronchol Interventional Pulmonology. In press
4. Podgaetz E, Andrade RS, Zamora F, Gibson H, Hall E, Dincer EH. Cost Valuation of Intrabronchial Valve (IBV Treatment for Prolonged Air Leak. Ann Thorac Surg. In press
5. Podgaetz E, Berger J, Andrade RS. Therapeutic Pneumoperitoneum: an 8 Year Experience. Ann Thorac Surg. In press
6. Podgaetz E, Andrade RS, Zamora F, Gibson H, Dincer HE. Endobronchial Treatment of Emphysema and Prolonged Air Leak by Using IBV Valve System: A Case Series. JCTVS. In press
7. Tomic R, Podgaetz E, Andrade RS, Dincer EH. Cryo Technology in Diagnosing and Treating Lung Diseases. Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. Jan 2015, Vol 2, Issue 1, pp76-84
8. Andrade RS, Podgaetz E, Rueth N, Majumder K, Hall E, Saric C, Thelen L. Endobronchial Ultrasound versus Mediastinoscopy: A Single Institution Cost Analysis and Waste Comparison. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep; 98(3): 1003-7. Doi: 10.1016/athoracsur.2014.04.104. Epub 2014 Jul 16.
9. D'Cunha J, James M, Antonoff MB, Green CA, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, Beilman G. Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis: A Modified Algorithmic Approach to Define a New Standard of Care. Surgical Infections. 2013 Dec; 14(6): 525-31. Doi: 10.1089/sur.2012.079. Epub 2013 Dec 18.
10. Dincer HE, Andrade RS. Use of Linear EBUS in Work-up of a Pulmonary Nodule. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol 2013;20:278–280.
11. Whitson BA, Groth SS, Odell DO, Briones EP, Maddaus MA, D’Cunha J, Andrade R. The True Negative Predictive Value of Endobronchial Ultrasound in Lung Cancer: Are We Being Conservative Enough? Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95(5):1689-94.
12. D'Cunha J, James M, Antonoff MB, Green CA, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, Beilman G. Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis: A Modified Algorithmic Approach to Define a New Standard of Care. Surgical Infections. 2013 Dec; 14(6): 525-31. Doi: 10.1089/sur.2012.079. Epub 2013 Dec 18.
13. Whitson BA, Andrade RS, Mitiek MO, Cunha JD, Maddaus MA.Thoracoscopic thymectomy: technical pearls to a 21st century approach. J Thorac Dis. 2013 Apr;5(2):129-34.
14. Andrade RS, Odell DD, D'Cunha J, Maddaus MA. Endobronchial ultrasonography-its role in staging of non-small cell lung cancer and who should do it? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 144(3):S9-13, 2012.
15. Antonoff MB, D'Cunha J, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA. Giant paraesophageal hernia repair: technical pearls. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 144(3):S67-70, 2012.
16. Rueth N, Shaw D, D'Cunha J, Cho C, Maddaus M, Andrade R. Esophageal Stenting and Radiation Therapy: A Multimodality Approach for the Palliation of Symptomatic Malignant Dysphagia. Ann Surg Onc. 2012;19:4223-4228.
17. Andrade R. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1):220.
18. Rueth NM, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Groth SS, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, D’Cunha J. Surgical Treatment of Lung cancer: Predicting Postoperative Morbidity in the Elderly Population. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb 14
19. Whitson BA, Groth SS, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, Haberman EM, D’Cunha J. Survival After Lobectomy vs Segmentectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Population-based Analysis. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 92(6):2062-71.
20. Whitson BA, Groth SS, Andrade RS, Mitiek MO, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J. Invasive adenocarcinoma with bronchoalveolar features: A population-based evaluation of the extent of resection in bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Mar;143(3):591-600.
21. Mettler TN, Andrade RS, Pambuccian SE. Spindle cell typical carcinoid tumor (well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma) diagnosed by electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy with cytologic rapid on-site evaluation. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 Oct 11. doi: 10.1002/dc.21777. [Epub ahead of print]
22. D’Cunha J, Rueth NM, Groth SS, Maddaus MA, Andrade RS. Esophageal Stents for Anastomotic Leaks and Perforations. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 142(1): 39-46, 2011.
23. D’Cunha J., Andrade RS, Maddaus MA. Surgical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease/Barrett’s Esophagus. Minerva Chir. 2011 Feb:66(1): 7-19.
24. Attam R, Leslie D, Freeman M, Ikramuddin S, Andrade RS. Endoscopic Ultrasound-Assisted Fluoroscopically Guided Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Patients with Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Novel Technique for Access to the Gastric Remnant. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Sep;74(3):677-82.
25. Rueth NM, Parsons HM, Habermann EB, Groth SS, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Andrade RS, Maddaus MA, D’Cunha J. The Long-Term Impact of Surgical Complications after Resection of Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Population-Based Survival Analysis. Ann Surg. 2011 Aug;254(2):368-74.
26. Andrade RS. Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy-Guided Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection of Small Pulmonary Nodules. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2010 Autumn; 22(3): 262-6.
27. Rueth N, Shaw D, Groth S, Stranberg, D’Cunha J, Sembrano J, Maddaus M, Andrade R. Management of Cervical Esophageal Injury after Spinal Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct; 90(4):1128-33.
28. Andrade RS. Relevance of endobronchial ultrasonography to thoracic surgeons. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Summer;22(2):150-4.
29. Groth SS, Rueth NM, Hodges JS, Habermann EB, Andrade RS, D'Cunha J, Maddaus MA. Conditional cancer-specific versus cardiovascular-specific survival after lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug;90(2):375-82.
30. Rueth NM, Andrade RS, Groth SS, Maddaus MA, D'Cunha J. Gastric Outlet Obstruction Palliation: A Novel Stent-Based Solution. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun 11;4(2):185-190.
31. Whitelocke D, Maddaus, Andrade RS, D’Cunha J. Gastroaortic Fistula: A Rare and Highly Lethal Complication of Esophageal Stenting Post-Esophagectomy. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2010 Sep; 140(3):e49-50. Epub 2010 May 7.
32. Mitiek MO and Andrade RS. Giant Hiatal Hernia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010;89(6):S2168-73.
33. Groth SS and Andrade RS. Diaphragm Plication for Eventration or Paralysis: A review of the Literature. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010. 89(6):S2146-50.
34. Groth SS and Andrade RS. Endobronchial and Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided-Fine Needle Aspiration: A Must for Thoracic Surgeons. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010. 89(6):S2079-83.
35. Andrade RS, Groth SS, Rueth NM, D’Cunha J, Maddaus MA. Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Nodes: The Thoracic Surgeon’s Perspective. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010. 139(3) 587-583.
36. Rueth NM, Andrade RS. Is VATS Lobectomy Better – Perioperatively, Biologically and Oncologically? Ann Thorac Surg. 2010. 89(6):S2107-11.
37. Rueth NM, Lee N, Groth SS, Stranberg S, Maddaus MA, D’Cunha J, Andrade RS. Pharyngostomy Tubes for Gastric Conduit Decompression. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug;140(2):373-6.
38. Groth SS, Rueth NM, Kast T, D’Cunha J, Kelly RF, Maddaus MA, Andrade RS. Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication: An Objective Evaluation of Short-and Mid-Term Results. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010. 139(6):1452-6.
39. Andrade RS, Maddaus MA. Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010; 22(1):14-21.
40. Cameron SHE, Andrade RS, Pambuccian SE. Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration Cytology: A State of The Art Review. Cytopathology. 2009. 21(1):2-26.

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