Treatment & Services
- Bronchial Biopsy
- Bronchus Surgery
- Cancer Center
- Chest Surgery
- Claggetts Window
- Diaphragm Surgery
- Esophageal Surgery
- Esophagus Endoscopy
- GERD Surgery
- Heller Myotomy
- Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
- Lobectomy, VATS Lobectomy
- Lung Lesion Surgery
- Lung Surgery
- Mediastinal surgery
- Mediastinum Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeries
- Pericardial Window
- Robotic Esophagectomy
- Robotic Lobectomy
- Robotic Thoracic Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery Department
- Thoracoscopic Surgery
- Tracheal Resection
- Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
- Wedge Resection
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Carcinoid Syndrome
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Collapsed Lung
- Collis Nissen/Nissen
- Diaphragm Hernia
- Epiphrenic Diverticulum
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Perforation
- Esophageal Stricture
- Esophagus Disease
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Hiatal Hernia
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
- Lung Abscess
- Lung Cancer
- Malignant Mesothelioma
- Mediastinal Tumor
- Pectus Excavatum
- Pericardial Effusion
- Pleural Effusion
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Swallowing Disorders
- Tracheal Stenosis
- Tracheoesophageal Fistula
- Zenker's Diverticulum
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Washington University
St. Louis, MO USA
Residency - Washington University
St. Louis, MO USA
Medical School - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Yale University
New Haven, CT USA
- Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Lung transplantation, minimally invasive and robotic thoracic surgery, pulmonary (lung) nodules, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, repair of hiatal and paraesophageal (next to the esophagus) hernias, acid reflux surgery, achalasia, mediastinal (between the lungs) tumors
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 7/5/2018, Dr. Bribriesco has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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51 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||5|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
4 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 14, 2018
Dr. Bribriasco was excellent explaining how, why and importance of the surgery. He explained with pictures and drawings as to what he would do during surgery. I felt very confident that he was the right choice.
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2018
*Dr. Bribriesco - excellent surgeon & very caring person.
Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018
All drs. explained things very well. *Dr. Bribrieso saved my life. I have nothing but respect & thankfulness for all the teams.
Reviewed on Jun 15, 2018
Dr. Briebriesco is both an excellent communicator and listener. He is both extremely pleasant (especially for a surgeon) and professional. I'm glad I found him!
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