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Co-Director, UNC Lung Cancer Screening Clinic
Associate Professor of Surgery

Clinical Interests

Thoracic oncology including cancer of lung, esophagus; lung transplantation; minimally invasive thoracic surgery including robotic surgery; extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); lung and esophageal surgery. Robotic thoracic surgery, esophagectomy, lung cancer surgery, lung transplantation, chest wall resection and reconstruction, thoracic trauma

Research Interests

Ex-vivo lung perfusion; use of lungs from non-heart-beating donors for transplant; international health. Lung cancer screening, Lung nodule localization and resection, esophageal cancer, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS), robotic surgery, lung transplantation.


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (Thoracic Track), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL
  • MD, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • MPH (concentration in International Health), Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • BS (cum laude), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Board Certification

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Recent Publications

View Dr. Long’s recent research publications on PubMed.

Dr. Jason Long