Laurence Brinckerhoff, M.D., chief of thoracic surgery at Tufts Medical Center, has joined the clinical team at Hallmark Health Cancer Center in Stoneham, Mass.

Dr. Brinckerhoff’s clinical interests include advanced treatment modalities for lung cancer, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, clinical trials and tumor immunology.

He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. He completed his surgical residency at University of Virginia Health System, as well as a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Colorado.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Brinckerhoff to our cancer center,” said Joseph Pennacchio, MD, medical oncologist and director of the Hallmark Health Cancer Center. “He is one of the leading thoracic surgeons in the Boston area and he brings tremendous expertise in the surgical treatment of lung and other thoracic cancers. Our collaboration with Tufts Medical Center physicians, through our Wellforce relationship, allows our patients to receive expert specialty care close to home.”

Dr. Brinckerhoff has published and presented nationally on a range of topics related to lung cancer, minimally invasive thoracic surgery and other cancers. He is an associate professor of surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he has received the Excellence in Teaching Award and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.

In January 2017 Hallmark Health became a founding member of Wellforce, along with Tufts Medical Center and Circle Health/Lowell General Hospital. As a member of Wellforce, Hallmark Health is able to provide greater access to services and academic medicine and support the full continuum of care in the most appropriate setting for patients.

For more information or to make an appointment at his office at 41 Montvale Ave., in Stoneham, please call 781-224-5875.

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