Daryl Pearlstein, M.D.

Program Director, Hoag Lung Cancer Program

  • Thoracic Surgeon
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Daryl Pearlstein, M.D., is the Program Director for Lung Cancer at Hoag and a boardcertified, subspecialty-trained thoracic surgeon.

Prior to moving to Southern California, Dr. Pearlstein was Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He also served as Chairman of the Division of Car diothoracic Surgery at Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Waukesha, Wisconsin as well as Surgical Dir ector of the hospital’s Thoracic Center.

Dr. Pearlstein is an invited author of the 16th Edition of SESAP® (The American College of Surgeons Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program), has served as co-investigator on several peer-reviewed research projects, and given multiple professional lectures, workshops and presentations.

Dr. Pearlstein completed his medical schooling at V anderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee and fellowships at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Pr eviously, he completed his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Dr. Pearlstein is married with three children and lives in Irvine.