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Larry R. Kaiser, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Larry Kaiser is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Temple University Hospital Cancer Center in Philadelphia. He studied at Tulane University and graduated as a medical student in 1977. With two residencies completed, one at the University of California in Los Angeles, and another at the University of Toronto, Dr. Kaiser also completed his fellowship at the University of California. Dr. Larry Kaiser specializes in cancers and tumors of the thoracic area, mainly mesothelioma, but not limited to it. Dr. Kaiser is twice board certified in general surgery and surgical oncology. He later completed residencies in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Focusing on the development and evolution of a camera-assisted surgical intervention method, Dr. Kaiser helped make cancer treatment more efficient and less dangerous for the patient.

  • Education & Training


    Tulane University



    Tulane University - 1977

    Medical School


    University of California, Los Angeles and University of Toronto



    University of California, Los Angeles


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Temple University Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (800) 836-7536

    3401 N Broad St

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Larry R. Kaiser has contributed to 4 publications.

    The Impact of Alemtuzumab and Basiliximab Induction on Patient Survival and Time to Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Double Lung Transplantation Recipients.

    Furuya Y1, Jayarajan SN2, Taghavi S3, Cordova FC4, Patel N4, Shiose A5, Leotta E5, Criner GJ4, Guy TS5, Wheatley GH5, Kaiser LR5, Toyoda Y5

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    Transforming Patient Value: Comparison of Hospital, Surgical, and General Surgery Patients.

    Pitt HA1, Tsypenyuk E2, Freeman SL2, Carson SR2, Shinefeld JA2, Hinkle SM2, Powers BD3, Goldberg AJ3, DiSesa VJ4, Kaiser LR4

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    Warming barium sulfate improves esophageal leak detection in pig model.

    Raman V1, MacGlaflin CE2, Moodie KL3, Kaiser LR4, Erkmen CP5.

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    A Metric-Based System for Evaluating the Productivity of Preclinical Faculty at an Academic Medical Center in the Era of Clinical and Translational Science.

    Wiegers SE1, Houser SR2, Pearson HE3, Untalan A4, Cheung JY1, Fisher SG5, Kaiser LR6, Feldman AM7.

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    American Association for Thoracic Surgery

    CTS Net

    General Thoracic Surgical Club

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Verified Patient Reviews

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March 11, 2013

by Michelle G.

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“Dr. Kaiser is the best lung cancer doctor in the world. I highly recommend him.”

May 20, 2014

by Oliver S.

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“His surgical skills are awesome! It has been 5 years since I had the lung cancer operation. You won’t regret it! Believe me! ”