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Jobelle Baldonado, MD

Specialty: Thoracic Surgery
Program: Thoracic Oncology


Cancer Focus: Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Pancoast Tumor, Thymoma

Dr. Baldonado received her MD degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. She remained at the University of the Philippines to complete an integrated residency in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. She then completed a Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center, followed by a Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.   Dr. Baldonado’s clinical interests are in minimally invasive lung cancer and esophageal cancer surgery, including lobectomy, segmentectomy, esophagectomy, and the management of chest wall tumors. Her research interests focus on ground glass opacities as initial presentation of lung cancers as well as surgical outcomes.

Education & Training


  • Moffitt Cancer Center - Thoracic Surgery
  • Mayo Clinic - Cardiovascular Surgery

Medical School:

  • University of the Philippines - MD
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  • Baldonado JJAR, Amaral M, Garrett J, Moodie C, Robinson L, Keenan R, Toloza EM, Fontaine JP. Credentialing for robotic lobectomy: what is the learning curve? A retrospective analysis of 272 consecutive cases by a single surgeon. J Robot Surg. 2018 Dec.13(5):663-669. Pubmedid: 30560496.
  • Abrahan Iv LL, Obillos SMO, Aherrera JAM, Magno JDA, Uy-Agbayani CCC, Gopez UKG, Baldonado JJAR. A Rare Case of Pneumopericardium in the Setting of Tuberculous Constrictive Pericarditis. Case Rep Cardiol. 2017 Jun.2017:4257452. Pubmedid: 28634555. Pmcid: PMC5467283.
  • De Roxas RC, Bagnas MA, Baldonado JJ, Rivera JP, Roxas AA. Clinical Profile and Outcome of Postthymectomy versus Non-Thymectomy Myasthenia Gravis Patients in the Philippine General Hospital: A 6-Year Retrospective Study. Front Neurol. 2016 Jun.7:96. Pubmedid: 27445963. Pmcid: PMC4914503.

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