Our most recent UltraSlim Professional winner is Loki Skylizard, MD FCCP of Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Skylizard entered online and won the February giveaway.
Born in Puerto Rico and raised in South Florida, Dr. Skylizard completed medical school at the University of Michigan and general surgery residency at Tufts University School of Medicine western campus, Baystate Medical Center. He then completed Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Skylizard continued his training by completing an additional, twelve month fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Advanced Robotic Thoracic Surgery under the Mentorship of Professor Robert J. Cerfolio, MD, MBA, FCCP at the University of Alabama. Dr. Skylizard is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery (2008) and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2013). He has additional training and/or experience in single incision laparoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, and CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery treatment.
Dr. Skylizard limits his practice to thoracic surgical oncology and non-cardiac thoracic surgery, with special interests in early lung cancer screening, lung nodules, lung cancer, pneumothorax (collapsed lung), pleural effusions, mediastinal tumors, endoscopy, interventional and advanced bronchoscopy, laparoscopy, Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS), advanced robotic surgery, and CyberKnife treatment.