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Seth Force, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Lung Cancer

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Seth Force graduated medical school from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency at University of Pennsylvania Health System. A fellowship in Thoracic Surgery followed at the Washington University. Dr. Force is both specialized and board certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years and is affiliated with the Kennestone Hospital and The Emory University Hospital. During his career, he had run one clinical trial and had also published multiple writings of medical interest in partnership with other doctors.

  • Education & Training


    Tulane University School Of Medicine Graduated in 1994

    Medical School


    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Completed in 2001



    Washington U/Barnes Hospital Completed in 2003


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Atlanta VA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (404) 321–6111

    1670 Clairmont Road

    Decatur, Georgia 30033-4004

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    Emory University Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (404) 712–2000

    1364 Clifton Road NE

    Atlanta, Georgia 30322-1102

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    Emory University Hospital Midtown

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (404) 686–4411

    550 Peachtree Street NE

    Atlanta, Georgia 30308-2247

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    Kennestone Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (770) 793–5000

    677 Church Street

    Marietta, Georgia 30060-1148

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Seth Force has contributed to 3 publications.

    Nodal Upstaging Is More Common with Thoracotomy than with VATS During Lobectomy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer: An Analysis from the National Cancer Data Base

    Medbery, R. L.,Gillespie, T. W.,Liu, Y.,Nickleach, D. C.,Lipscomb, J.,Sancheti, M. S.,Pickens, A.,Force, S. D.,Fernandez, F. G.; J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Jan 23

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    Transthoracic versus transhiatal resection for esophageal adenocarcinoma of the lower esophagus: A value-based comparison

    Khullar, O. V.,Jiang, R.,Force, S. D.,Pickens, A.,Sancheti, M. S.,Ward, K.,Gillespie, T.,Fernandez, F. G.; J Surg Oncol. 2015 Sep 17

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    Outcomes After Surgery in High-Risk Patients With Early Stage Lung Cancer

    Sancheti, M. S.,Melvan, J. N.,Medbery, R. L.,Fernandez, F. G.,Gillespie, T. W.,Li, Q.,Binongo, J. N.,Pickens, A.,Force, S. D.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.. 2015 Nov 18.

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    American Association for Thoracic Surgery

    American College of Chest Physicians

    American College of Surgeons

    International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

    International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons

    Southern Thoracic Surgical Association