Albany Medical Center Welcomes Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Brian Arnold

Thoracic surgeon Brian N. Arnold, MD will join the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Albany Medical Center, a member of the Albany Med Health System, effective Sept. 1.

Dr. Arnold cares for patients with a wide range of thoracic conditions, including lung cancer and benign lung conditions, esophageal cancer and disorders, and hiatal hernias. He performs robotic surgeries, and uses other minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic surgery and VATS (video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery).

Board certified in general surgery, Dr. Arnold completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He completed a residency in general surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital and earned a Master of Health Science degree from Yale School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.