Lambright, Eric S.

Lambright, Eric S

Eric S. Lambright is a board-certified general and thoracic surgeon who has considerable experience with complex pulmonary resections of the sort typical in malignant pleural mesothelioma cases.

  • Serves as surgical director of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Lung Transplant unit and as chief of Thoracic Surgery at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Nashville.
  • Clinical interest in video-assisted thoracic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques.
  • Longtime interest in investigating novel gene therapies.
  • Authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Teaches at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
  • Named a Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctor” (2012).


  • M.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.