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Stephen R Broderick, M.D.

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  • Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Cardiothoracic Residency Program
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery


Achalasia, Benign Esophageal Conditions, Bronchoscopy, Chest Wall Reconstruction, Chest Wall Tumors, Esophageal Surgery, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Surgery, Lung Nodules, Paraesophageal Hernia, Thoracic Surgery more

Research Interests

improving outcomes for lung cancer patients; researching how treatments for early-stage lung cancer impact patients’ quality of life more


Sibley Medical Building

Appointment Phone: 202-660-7510
5215 Loughboro Road NW
Suite 420
Washington, DC 20016 map
Fax: 202-660-5327

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 410-730-1988
11085 Little Patuxent Parkway
The Medical Arts Building, Suite 103
Columbia, MD 21044 map


Stephen R. Broderick, M.D., MPHS, is an assistant professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a thoracic surgeon, part of a multidisciplinary team treating lung cancer patients in the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

Listen to Dr. Broderick's Cancer Matters podcast episode to learn more about his work.

Dr. Broderick's primary clinical focus is at Sibley Memorial Hospital, in Washington, D.C. He also practices at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Broderick has a clinical expertise in surgical treatment of lung cancer, esophageal cancer and other thoracic malignancies, as well as benign thoracic conditions. This includes achalasia, bronchoscopy, chest wall reconstruction and tumors, lung nodules and paraesophageal hernias. He has a clinical interest in minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer and the coordinated delivery of multidisciplinary care for thoracic oncology patients. 

Before joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Broderick was a thoracic surgeon at St Luke’s Hospital, where he served as the medical director of the cardiothoracic intensive care unit and a member of the oncology steering committee. He also served as an instructor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Broderick is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and thoracic surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2003 and he completed his internship and residency training in general surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He studied the molecular biology of lung cancer as a research fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he received the Chairman's Award for outstanding contributions to the basic science research fellowship. Dr. Broderick also completed a fellowship in thoracic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in 2012 and earned a Masters in Population Health Science from Washington University School of Medicine in 2014. 

Dr. Broderick is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Broderick’s research interests are focused on improving outcomes for lung cancer patients. He is particularly interested in studying how various treatments for early-stage lung cancer impact patients’ quality of life. Dr. Broderick has contributed to numerous publications and is a reviewer for the Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, as well as Annals of Thoracic Surgery more


  • Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Cardiothoracic Residency Program
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery - General Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital

Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Georgetown University School of Medicine (2003)


  • Surgery; New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center (2010)


  • Thoracic Surgery; Barnes-Jewish Hospital (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery- General) (2010)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery) (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

View all on PubMed

Samson P, Puri V, Robinson C, Lockhart C, Carpenter D, Broderick S, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers B, Crabtree T. Clinical T2N0 Esophageal Cancer: Identifying Pretreatment Characteristics Associated With Pathologic Upstaging and the Potential Role for Induction Therapy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun;101(6):2102-11. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.033. Epub 2016 Apr 12.

Broderick SR. When in doubt … ask the patient: Patient-reported measures and prognosis in esophageal cancer, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jun;151(6):1448-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.02.007. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Brescia AA, Broderick SR, Crabtree TD, Puri V, Musick JF, Bell JM, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF. Adjuvant Therapy for Positive Nodes After Induction Therapy and Resection of Esophageal Cancer, Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):200-8; discussion 208-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.001. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

Broderick SR, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Morgansztern D, Robinson CG, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF, Puri V. Pneumonectomy for Clinical Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: The Effect of Neoadjuvant Therapy, Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Feb;101(2):451-7; discussion 457-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.07.022. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

Puri V, Patel AP, Crabtree TD, Bell JM, Broderick SR, Kreisel D, Krupnick AS, Patterson GA, Meyers BF. Unexpected readmission after lung cancer surgery: A benign event?, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec;150(6):1496-1504, 1505.e1-5; discussion 1504-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.08.067. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Activities & Honors


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2003
  • Chairman's Award, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2007
  • Hassan Naama Resident Award, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2010


  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American College of Chest Physicians

Videos & Media

Play Video:

Tomorrow's Discoveries: Improving Quality of Life for Patients with Lung Cancer

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Cancer Matters Podcast: Dr. Ben Levy and Dr. Stephen Broderick discuss important aspects of lung cancer surgery, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Podcasts (January 17, 2019).

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Report with WTOP-FM: dedication to lung cancer treatment. 

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