Brendon Stiles, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
General Surgery (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 746-0848
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors



Dr. Stiles attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Virginia. During that time, Dr. Stiles spent two years in New York City completing a Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship in basic science at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  Following board certification in General Surgery, Dr. Stiles completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, including six months of clinical training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After training and board certification, Dr. Stiles has remained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, where he is a member of the Meyer Cancer Center.  Dr. Stiles performs all aspects of General Thoracic surgery, but has a particular interest in lung and esophageal cancer.  He commits part of his time to basic science research in an effort to better understand and treat these malignancies and has received several research grants supporting this work.  Dr. Stiles is an outspoken advocate for lung cancer patients and for cancer research in general.  He is on the Medical Advisory Board of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.  Dr. Stiles can be found on Twitter, @BrendonStilesMD, where he frequently comments on lung cancer, engaging directly with patients and advocacy groups.


Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]


Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP [HMO, Medicaid, Medicare]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [MCD]

Fidelis Care





Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]



1999 University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: 2005 University of Virginia Medical Center

Fellowship: 2007 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


525 East 68th Street M-404
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-0848

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