Dr. Thomas D'Amico, MD

Dr. Thomas D'Amico, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Thomas D'Amico, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1987 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1 DUKE MEDICAL CTR

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. D'Amico's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. D'Amico treats Esophageal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. D'Amico treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. D'Amico treats Lung Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. D'Amico treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. D'Amico performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. D'Amico performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. D'Amico's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I graduated from Harvard University (BA) and the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University (MD). I received training in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. After completing a Fellowship in Thoracic Su...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1996
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1996
    Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1987
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1987

Dr. D'Amico's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. D'Amico

4.7

Based on 15 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. D'Amico's Performance
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Outstanding physician, skilled, compassionate, empathetic. Simply the best.
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performed an esophagectomy on me for esophageal cancer. I was a relatively healthy 46 year old prior to this diagnosis and surgery. The surgery went well but once the complications began to appear - Dr D'Amico and his staff left me for dead. To this day, I am sure that he has no idea if I am alive...Read More
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The best Doctor I have ever met. So Caring... So smart and well knowledged. He has become a friend to my entire family because that is what he thinks about this patients. He removed my right upper lobe of my lung in 2003 and I still go yearly from Az to NC for my checkup as they are the only...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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