Katy A. Marino, M.D., Joins UAMS as Thoracic Surgeon

By Linda Haymes

She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine.

She completed her residency in general surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, and in thoracic surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky.

Thoracic surgeons have specialized training in both benign and malignant diseases in the thorax, the cavity between the neck and abdomen. This includes the lungs, esophagus, thymus and chest wall.

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