Mesothelioma Physician Recipient of Outstanding Performance Award
For going above and beyond the scope of usual duties in serving as the liaison between the cancer program at South Nassau and the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC), Shahriyour Andaz, MD, FACS, was named a recipient of an Outstanding Performance Award. Doctor Andaz is the director of thoracic oncology at South Nassau Communities Hospital in New York.
Dr. Andaz is board certified in both thoracic and general surgery and he specializes in complex chest cancer procedures and minimally invasive thorascopic surgery. The minimally invasive approach that Andaz provides offers patients faster healing and shortened recovery time. Chest wall sarcoma resection and reconstruction, and mesothelioma are several of the areas of Andaz’s expertise.