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Whang, Brian B., MD, FACS

Medical Director, Lung Screening Program, Hartford HealthCare; Director, Thoracic Surgery, Fairfield Region





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Thoracic Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Achalasia, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Diverticula, Hiatal Hernia, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Screening, Lung Nodules, Mediastinal Tumors, Paraesophageal Hernia, Pleural Disease, Robotic Surgery, Thymoma, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital
ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Medical School
SUNY Downstate

Yale New Haven Hospital
Westchester Medical Center

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

I came to Dr Whang and Dr Iannuzzi for a second opinion. I am very very pleased with both doctors. I feel very lucky to have found both of them. And will not be going back to my old doctor. I'm very very happy. They are both so knowledgeable and compassionate and spent time explaining everything to me.

5 out of 5 stars

Care provider was excellent at both listening and explaining.

5 out of 5 stars

It was good everything went goof

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Starting from the minute you walk in the girls are awesome. Dr Whang is very thorough, explains everything and very nice. I do recommend him.



Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

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