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Whang, Brian B., MD, FACS

Medical Director, Lung Screening Program, Hartford HealthCare; Director, Thoracic Surgery, Fairfield Region





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Thoracic Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Achalasia, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Diverticula, Hiatal Hernia, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Screening, Lung Nodules, Mediastinal Tumors, Paraesophageal Hernia, Pleural Disease, Robotic Surgery, Thymoma, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Backus Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • MidState Medical Center
  • Hartford Hospital
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • St Vincents Medical Center
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai ‐ Cardiothoracic Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital ‐ Thoracic Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital ‐ Cardiothoracic Surgery
ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai ‐ Cardiac Surgery

Medical School
SUNY Downstate

Yale New Haven Hospital ‐ Cardiothoracic Surgery
Westchester Medical Center ‐ General Surgery

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Member



Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.