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Jessica Donington, MD

Dr. Donington is a Professor in Surgery and chief of the section of Thoracic Surgery. Her clinical and interests focus on the diagnosis and treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. Areas of expertise include the use of multimodality therapy for locally advanced lung cancer, treatment options for high-risk patients with early stage lung cancer and lung cancer in women. She is the surgical chair for the thoracic malignancy group of NRG Oncology Group, council member for the Western Thoracic Surgical Association, and immediate past-president of the New York Society for Thoracic Surgery, and the Women in Thoracic Surgery.

NYU
New York, NY
MS - Clinical Research
2010

Mayo Hospital and Clinics
Rochester, MN
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
2002

Georgetown University
Washington, DC
- General Surgery
1999

NIH/NCI/Surgery Branch
Bethesda, MD
- Surgical Oncology
1996

Rush University
Chicago, IL
MD - Medicine
1992

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
BS - Biology
1987

Women in Thoracic Surgery 2020 Update-Subspecialty and Work-Life Balance Analysis.
Giuliano K, Ceppa DP, Antonoff M, Donington JS, Kane L, Lawton JS, Sen DG. Women in Thoracic Surgery 2020 Update-Subspecialty and Work-Life Balance Analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 Mar 23.
PMID: 35339440

Surgical Issues for Operable Early-Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Donington J, Schumacher L, Yanagawa J. Surgical Issues for Operable Early-Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2022 02 20; 40(6):530-538.
PMID: 34985938

Surgical Insights Are Essential to Integration of Immune Therapy in Resectable NSCLC.
Donington JS. Surgical Insights Are Essential to Integration of Immune Therapy in Resectable NSCLC. JTO Clin Res Rep. 2021 Nov; 2(11):100240.
PMID: 34917990

Consensus for Thoracoscopic Lower Lobectomy: Essential Components and Targets for Simulation.
Erwin PA, Lee AC, Ahmad U, Antonoff M, Arndt A, Backhus L, Berry M, Birdas T, Cassivi SD, Chang AC, Cooke DT, Crabtree T, DeCamp M, Donington J, Fernandez F, Force S, Gaissert H, Hofstetter W, Huang J, Kent M, Kim AW, Lin J, Martin LW, Meyerson S, Mitchell JD, Molena D, Odell D, Onaitis M, Puri V, Putnam JB, Reddy R, Schipper P, Seder CW, Shrager J, Tong B, Veeramachaneni N, Watson T, Whyte R, Ferguson MK. Consensus for Thoracoscopic Lower Lobectomy: Essential Components and Targets for Simulation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Oct 21.
PMID: 34688617

CDKN2A loss-of-function predicts immunotherapy resistance in non-small cell lung cancer.
Gutiontov SI, Turchan WT, Spurr LF, Rouhani SJ, Chervin CS, Steinhardt G, Lager AM, Wanjari P, Malik R, Connell PP, Chmura SJ, Juloori A, Hoffman PC, Ferguson MK, Donington JS, Patel JD, Vokes EE, Weichselbaum RR, Bestvina CM, Segal JP, Pitroda SP. CDKN2A loss-of-function predicts immunotherapy resistance in non-small cell lung cancer. Sci Rep. 2021 10 08; 11(1):20059.
PMID: 34625620

American Radium Society Appropriate Use Criteria for Radiation Therapy in Oligometastatic or Oligoprogressive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Amini A, Verma V, Simone CB, Chetty IJ, Chun SG, Donington J, Edelman MJ, Higgins KA, Kestin LL, Movsas B, Rodrigues GB, Rosenzweig KE, Rybkin II, Slotman BJ, Wolf A, Chang JY. American Radium Society Appropriate Use Criteria for Radiation Therapy in Oligometastatic or Oligoprogressive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 02 01; 112(2):361-375.
PMID: 34571054

Pulmonary Parenchymal Changes in COVID-19 Survivors.
Diaz A, Bujnowski D, McMullen P, Lysandrou M, Ananthanarayanan V, Husain AN, Freeman R, Vigneswaran WT, Ferguson MK, Donington JS, Madariaga MLL, Abdelsattar ZM. Pulmonary Parenchymal Changes in COVID-19 Survivors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 31.
PMID: 34343471

Commentary: Why do we operate in metastatic lung cancer?
Donington JS. Commentary: Why do we operate in metastatic lung cancer? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022 03; 163(3):826-827.
PMID: 34088499

Nanotraps for the containment and clearance of SARS-CoV-2.
Chen M, Rosenberg J, Cai X, Hsuan Lee AC, Shi J, Nguyen M, Wignakumar T, Mirle V, Edobor AJ, Fung J, Donington JS, Shanmugarajah K, Lin Y, Chang E, Randall G, Penaloza-MacMaster P, Tian B, Madariaga ML, Huang J. Nanotraps for the containment and clearance of SARS-CoV-2. Matter. 2021 Jun 02; 4(6):2059-2082.
PMID: 33907732

2020 Women in Thoracic Surgery Update on the Status of Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Ceppa DP, Antonoff MB, Tong BC, Timsina L, Ikonomidis JS, Worrell SG, Stephens EH, Gillaspie EA, Schumacher L, Molena D, Kane LC, Blackmon S, Donington JS. 2020 Women in Thoracic Surgery Update on the Status of Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2022 03; 113(3):918-925.
PMID: 33857495

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