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Dr. Gary M Hochheiser, MD

Where I Provide Care

Primary Office
100 Campus DR STE 121
Scarborough, ME  04074
Phone: 207-396-7788
Fax: 207-396-8500
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Maine Medical Center - Portland
Dr. Gary M Hochheiser, MD

Gary M Hochheiser, MD

Surgery (General Surgery) | Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

As the Director of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology and Medical Director for the Lung Screening Program at Maine Medical Center, I specialize in minimally invasive procedures in the treatment of thoracic diseases, including both benign and malignant diseases of the lung, esophagus, and pleura, along with the surgical treatment of lung and esophageal cancer as well as lung-sparing cancer surgery. As a past instructor of minimally thoracic procedures, I also have an interest in both benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus including reflux, hiatal hernia and esophageal motility disorders.

Clinical Interest
Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Sarcoma, Thoracic Surgery
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Education & Credentials

Education & Credentials

Board Certification

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2007


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery, 2004


  • Maine Medical Center, 2001

Medical School

  • University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1996
Hospital Affiliation
  • Maine Medical Center since 2016
  • MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization since 2016
  • MaineHealth Cancer Care Network