Allan Pickens, M.D.

Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Director of Thoracic Oncology, Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Thoracic Surgery (Board certified since 2004)
Surgery (Board certified since 2002)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
esophageal cancer
lung cancer
lung transplant
minimally-invasive CT surgery
robotic surgery
Office(s) Locations:
TOTAL Clinic
550 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA30308
(404) 778-1900

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St, 6th Flr
Atlanta, GA30308
(404) 686-2515

Emory Clinic 'A'
1365 Clifton Road, NE Ste 2219
Atlanta, GA30322
(404) 686-2515
Year Started Practicing: 2007
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2008
Organizational Memberships:
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
Major or Recent Publications:

Diversity of the Angiogenic Phenotype in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer . Am Journal of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology, March 2007.

Fast Tracking after VATS Lobectomy, Segmentectomy, Pneumonectomy . The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, November 2007.

Surgical treatment of epiphrenic diverticula: a 30-year experience . The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, December 2007.

Transhiatal esophagectomy in the profoundly obese: implications and experience . Annals of Thoracic Surgery, August 2007.

Two thousand transhiatal esophagectomies: changing trends, lessons learned . Annals of Surgery, Sept 2007.

Society for Surgery of the
Alimentary Tract Resident Research Award, 1998

UAB Department of Surgery
Resident Research Award, 1999

University of Michigan
Clinical Innovation Fund Recipient for Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Resections, 2005
University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL

University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL

University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL