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About Antonios Sideris, MD

Antonios Sideris, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon who treats patients with malignant diseases of the chest, including lung and esophageal cancer, chest wall tumors, mediastinal and thymic tumors. He also specializes in the treatment of benign chest conditions including gastroesophageal reflux disease, achalasia, myasthenia gravis, hyperhidrosis and thoracic outlet syndrome. He uses minimally invasive (thoracoscopic and robotic) techniques to treat these conditions. Dr. Sideris focuses on multidisciplinary approaches to thoracic surgical diseases with the goal of providing the best treatment and improving the life of each individual patient.

Dr. Sideris completed fellowship training in cardiothoracic surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and New-York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, NY. He completed his general surgery residency training at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, where he received the award for clinical excellence and educational leadership as well as multiple teaching awards. A native of Greece, he earned his medical degree from the University of Athens School of Medicine where he graduated among the top of his class. He is board certified in surgery.

He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. His work has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and he has authored several book chapters.

In his free time, Dr. Sideris enjoys spending time with his family, running, skiing and playing tennis. In addition to English, he is fluent in Greek and Spanish.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Residency

  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Greek
  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2021-09-15

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Metastases
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Thymoma/Thymic Carcinoma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Esophageal Disorder (Achalasia)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Rib Fixation
  • Slipping Rib Syndrome
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Cardiothoracic (Heart and Lung) Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic (Heart and Lung) Surgery
  • Cancer