The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Surgery

Sean A. Jordan, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Clinical Focus

Lung cancer, Benign lung and pleura disease, Mediastinal tumors, Esophageal cancer, Benign foregut disease

Research Focus

Surgical Outcomes in Lung and Esophageal Cancer


Medical School
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2012

General Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, 2017

Thoracic Surgery, Temple University Hospital/Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2019
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Buffalo, NY, 2020


American Board of Surgery

Professional Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
American College of Chest Physicians

Current Publications

Jordan S, Yendamuri S.
Commentary: Better prognostication, but to what end? Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2021 Feb 15:S1043-0679(21)00028-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Current Presentations

Jordan SA. Neoadjuvant treatment of esophageal cancer. Presented at 11th Annual Big 4 Cancer Conference: Esophageal Cancer, Central Nervous System Cancers, Breast Cancer, and Managing Side Effects; 2023 September 29; Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Jordan S, Probst C, Gaines T, Shepherd M. ICG and its use in locating diaphragmatic defects. Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2022; 2022 October-16; San Diego, California.

Gee K, Jordan S. Persistent Chylothorax Requiring Surgical Intervention. Presented at Tennessee Chapter, American College of Surgeons ; 2022 August-11; Nashville, Tennessee.

Jordan S. Lung Caner. Presented at The University of Tennessee Grand Rounds; 2022 January-6; Knoxville, TN.


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