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Eric S. Lambright, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    The Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Veterans Affair Medical Center, Dr. Eric Lambright, has completed his medical school studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Lambright’s internship was completed at the same university, and so were his fellowship in Thoracic Oncology Research and residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Eric Lambright has two board certifications, in general and thoracic surgery. His specialty in malignant lung cancers, lung transplantation and lung failure surgery recommend him as an experienced surgeon for several types of cancers, including mesothelioma. Several articles published by Dr. Lambright focus on the treatment of small cell lung cancer and benign diseases.

  • Education & Training


    Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA - 1991



    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - 1995

    Medical School


    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 1996, 2004



    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 2000


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Nashville

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (615) 327-4751

    1310 24th Ave S

    Nashville, Tennessee 37212

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    Vanderbilt Cancer Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (615) 936-8422

    2220 Pierce Ave

    Nashville, Tennessee 37232

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    Williamson Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (615) 435-5000

    4321 Carothers Pkwy

    Franklin, Tennessee 37067

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Eric S. Lambright has contributed to 4 publications.

    Oncolytic Therapy Using a Mutant Type-1 Herpes Simplex Virus And The Role Of The Immune System.

    Lambright ES, Caparrelli DJ, Abbas AE, Toyoizumi T, Coukos G, Molnar-Kimber KL, Kaiser LR.

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    A rapid and sensitive method for the quantification of ganciclovir in plasma using liquid chromatography/selected reaction monitoring/mass spectrometry. Biomedical Chromatography

    Xu K, Lanuti M, Lambright ES, Force SD, Albelda SM, Blair IA.

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    Cationic lipid: bacterial DNA complexes elicit adaptive cellular immunity in murine intraperitoneal tumor models.

    Lanuti M, Rudginsky S, Force SD, Lambright ES, Siders WM, Chang MY, Amin KM, Kaiser LR, Scheule RK, Albelda SM.

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    Lobectomy with tangential pulmonary artery resection without regard to pulmonary function.

    Shrager JB, Lambright ES, McGrath CM, Wahl PM, Deeb ME, Friedberg JS, Kaiser LR.

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April 21, 2016

by Teresa Taylor

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“I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Lambright. He answered all my questions and made me feel very comfortable when we discussed my medical issue. I am grateful that he was able to see me in such a short period of time. ”

June 03, 2015

by Kay T.

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“Dr. Lambright took out my left first rib and scalene muscle because of severe thoracic outlet syndrome. The man is skilled, kind and compassionate. This was the best surgery experience of my life. Do not hesitate to see this man! He changed my life!”