Treatment & Services
- Abdominal Surgery
- Bronchial Biopsy
- Bronchus Surgery
- Cancer Center
- Chest Surgery
- Claggetts Window
- Diaphragm Surgery
- ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
- Esophageal Dilation
- Esophageal Surgery
- Esophagus Endoscopy
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- GERD Surgery
- Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
- Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
- Lobectomy, VATS Lobectomy
- Lung Biopsy
- Lung Cancer Surgery
- Lung Lesion Surgery
- Lung Surgery
- Lung Transplant
- Lung Transplantation
- Mediastinal Biopsy Surgery
- Mediastinal Masses Surgery
- Mediastinal surgery
- Mediastinum Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeries
- Pericardial Window
- Pericardium Surgery
- Removal of Part or Whole Lung
- Robotic Lobectomy
- Robotic Surgery
- Robotic Thoracic Surgery
- Robotically Assisted Lung Surgery
- Sleeve Lobectomy
- Solid Organ Transplant
- Surgical Biopsy of Thoracic Lymph Nodes
- Surgical Treatment of Lung Nodules
- Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Section
- Thoracic Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery Department
- Thoracoscopic Surgery
- Thymus Gland Surgery
- Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
- Wedge Resection
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Advanced Lung Disease
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Collapsed Lung
- Collis Nissen/Nissen
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Diaphragm Hernia
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Diseases
- Esophageal Perforation
- Esophageal Stricture
- Esophagus Disease
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Hiatal Hernia
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
- Lung Abscess
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Nodules
- Mediastinal Tumor
- Pericardial Effusion
- Pleural Effusion
- Pulmonary Nodules
- Thoracic Cancer
- Thymic Tumors
- Windpipe Injury
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Washington University
St. Louis, MO USA
Residency - Washington University
St. Louis, MO USA
Medical Education - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Yale University
New Haven, CT USA
- Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
- Surgery - General Surgery
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
Awards & Honors
- 2019 Cleveland Clinic Sones/Favaloro Patient Care Award
Research & Publications
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52 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021
The Dr. And his staff were fantastic. He was especially great
Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021
Dr. Briebriesco is wonderful. Is very kind and caring. Takes his time with you to answer questions and concerns.I would recommend him without reservation!!!!!!!
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021
wonderful Dr. and practice. Very efficient yet caring and polite! So glad I came to Cleveland Clinic, it's a wonderful place!!
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021
Very good doctors you have at your hospital.
Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020
I highly respect this doctor for his knowledge and ability and congeniality as a person.
Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020
The doctor was absolutely phenomenal. If my surgery wasn't so close, I would have changed it to use Cleveland clinic doctor I spoke with.
Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020
everything about all of my appointments and hospital stay were excellent. Dr Bribriesco is very caring and spends as much time needed to explain all my concerns. He is a credit to his profession and if more doctors were like him, there would be less pain in this world
Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020
I will ALWAYS recommend Dr Bribriesco
Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020
The doctor made me feel important and he took the time to know my records. He explained things to me in way that was easy to understand.
Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020
completely satisfied with Dr. Briebriesco and his staff The doctor was very professional and friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Our visit was actually very enjoyable
Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020
Doctor was extremely patient and empathetic as well as informative.
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