Dr. Manjit S. Bains – Mesothelioma Doctor – Thoracic Surgeon

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

1275 York Avenue

New York, New York 10021

Phone: 212 639.7450

Fax: 212.639.2807

Email Address: bainsm@mskcc.org

Dr. Manjit S. Bains is a Thoracic Surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. In addition to mesothelioma, Dr. Bains’s areas of clinical expertise are numerous. He has clinical expertise in thoracic surgical oncology, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, mediastinal tumors, pulmonary metastases, video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), pulmonary and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, including laser endoscopy, and tracheobronchial and esophageal stents.

Dr. Bains received his Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, India. He attended AIIMS from 1959-1964. Dr. Bains attended Cornell University Medical Center where he completed one of three Residencies. He completed his other two Residencies at Queens Hospital Center (a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System) in Flushing, New York and Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, New York.

Dr. Bains completed his Fellowship at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Bains spent two years, from 1970-1972 in a position at (MSKCC) Cornell University Medical Center before entering the surgery department, Thoracic Service, at Cornell University Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 1972. Dr. Bains has been at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York for nearly 40 years.

Dr. Bains is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. He belongs to several associations, networks, and societies. Dr. Bains is a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and he is a member of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network (CSN). Dr. Bains is also a member of the General Thoracic Surgical Club (GTSC) and he is a member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).

Throughout his career, Dr. Bains has co-authored many articles and case reports including: “Management Dilemmas Due to a Paratracheal Follicular Dendritic Cell Tumor” with Drs. Louis P. Voight, Ali Hmidi, Stephen M. Pastores, Robert G. Maki, Diane L. Carlson, and Neil A. Halpern, as well as “Adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction: Influence of Esophageal Resection Margin and Operative Approach on Outcome” along with Drs. Andrew P. Barbour, Nabil P. Rizk, Mithat Gonen, Laura Tang, Valerie W. Rusch, Daniel G. Coit, and Murray F. Brennan, and “A Novel Method of One-lung Isolation Using a Double Endobronchial Blocker Technique,” with Drs. David Amar, Dawn P. Desiderio, and Roger S. Wilson, to name a few.

Dr. Bains is known for his work in the treatment of mesothelioma.