Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD

Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery, Pathology & Immunology


Specialty Areas

  • Thoracic surgery
  • Lung transplantation
  • Lung cancer
  • Benign esophageal disease
  • Emphysema

Common Procedures

  • General thoracic surgery
  • Lung transplantation
  • Lung resections

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Lung cancer
  • Benign esophageal disease
  • Emphysema

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Thoracic Surgery


Medical School: Mount Sinai-Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1995
PhD: Immunology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2002


General Surgery Internship & Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-2003


Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2005

Professional Memberships

American Association for Thoracic Surgeons

Southern Thoracic Surgical Association

Society for Thoracic Surgeons


Areas of Research Interest

Lung transplantation immunology, thoracic tumor immunology & oncology, lung transplantation, innate immunity, ischemia-perfusion injury



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Suite B, Floor 8
St. Louis, MO 63110

Siteman Cancer Center South County
5225 Midamerica Place
St. Louis, MO 63129

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To request an appointment with Dr. Kreisel, please call 314-362-6021.