Bradley C. Linden, MD
|Hospital Title||Director, Minimally Invasive and Computer-Assisted Pediatric Surgery|
|Academic Title||Instructor, Harvard Medical School|
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
Dr. Linden's research interests include the use of computer and video technology to facilitate more efficient and high yield learning experiences in the operating room. Additionally, he is active in the field of medical device technology development; specifically, the development of robotic devices for less invasive surgical procedures.
Dr. Linden is co-director of the Esophageal Institute. He has special expertise in treatment of complex esophageal disorders including esophageal atresia, lung gap esophageal atresia, TEF/TE and complications of esophageal atresia treatment. He works closely with Dr. John Foker using the latter's technique for inducing growth of the esophagus with traction. Dr. Foker is senior consultant of the Center for Advanced Reconstruction of the Esophagus (CARE).
About Bradley Linden
Dr. Bradley Linden graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School with his MD in 1996. He then went on to receive his training in General Surgery at the University of Minnesota. During his General Surgery residency, Dr. Linden spent four years in the laboratory studying perinatal pulmonary vascular reactivity. Subsequently, Dr. Linden received his fellowship training in Pediatric Surgery at Children's Hospital Boston. Upon completion of his training, he joined the Children's Hospital Boston staff as Director of Minimally Invasive and Computer-Assisted Pediatric Surgery. He is also an Instructor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Linden worked in the medical device development industry where he authored several patents on drug delivery and interventional cardiology devices.
Clinically, Dr. Linden's focus is the utilization of minimally invasive surgery technologies in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and general pediatric surgery. He is a primary consultant for the surgical management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis at Children's Hospital Boston.
Foker JE, Linden BC, Boyle EM Jr., Marquardt C. Development of a true primary repair for the full spectrum of esophageal atresia. Annals of Surgery. Oct 1997; 226(4): 533-41; discussion 541-3.
Linden BC, Humar A, Sielaff TD. Laparoscopic Stapled Left Lateral Segment Liver Resection-Technique and Results. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. Sept 2009; 7(6): 777-782.
Perger, Lena, Kim, Heung B., Jaksic, Tom, Jennings, Russell W., Linden, Bradley C.. Thoracoscopic Aortopexy for Treatment of Tracheomalacia in Infants and Children Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. April 2009, Vol. 19, No. s1: s249-s254.
- All of Dr. Linden's publications on PubMed