Avedis Meneshian, MD, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Center as a thoracic surgeon. Dr. Meneshian’s clinical focus will include surgery for lung and esophageal cancer, as well as benign disorders of the chest, with an emphasis on innovative minimally invasive and robotic surgical approaches. He is dedicated to a multi-disciplinary approach to thoracic cancer care, in collaboration with colleagues from medical and radiation oncology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and pathology. Dr. Meneshian received his undergraduate degrees from Stanford University in Stanford, CA and earned his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md. He completed his residency training and cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and also completed a fellowship program in esophageal surgery at Oxford University in England. He has served as assistant professor of surgery and director of robotic and minimally-invasive thoracic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and as the surgical director of the multi-disciplinary lung cancer program at The Johns Hopkins Hospital prior to coming to Anne Arundel Medical Center. He is board certified in thoracic surgery, and a member of the AAMC robotic surgery team.