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Sharon Ben-Or, M.D.

Title: Associate Professor
School of Medicine Greenville
Office: 890 W. Faris Road
Greenville SC 29605


Background: I am originally from Baltimore and studied in Philadelphia. I completed my fellowship in thoracic at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 2010. I then went to East Carolina University where I was the head of the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule Clinic and helped create the robotic thoracic surgery program. I have been at Greenville Health System since 2014.
Teaching Interest(s): Medical student and resident teaching about burnout, work-life balance, the doctor patient relationship, gender inequity
Research Interest(s): Navigational bronchoscopy, robotic surgery
Honors & Awards: Winner, Ernest W. Larkin Physician's Excellence Award
Runner-up, University of North Carolina Health Care Friend of Nursing Award
Golden Key National Honor Society
Professional Affiliations: International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
General Thoracic Surgical Club
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
Other -
Women in Thoracic Surgery

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