The Latest Chest Surgery Technologies and Techniques
The Thoracic Surgery Division at Hackensack University Medical Center offers innovative, personalized care for people with diseases and conditions of the chest. Our highly skilled, subspecialty-trained team of thoracic surgeons treats patients with diseases of the lungs, mediastinum (the area in the chest between the lungs that contains all the organs except the lungs), trachea (windpipe), esophagus, diaphragm, and chest wall. Our experts specialize in minimally invasive techniques and tailor your treatment plan to your disease and personal preferences. We are proud to offer the most advanced thoracic surgery services in New Jersey.
Median Length of Hospital Stay in 2018
VATS Wedge Resection
Hiatal Hernia Repair
Experienced Team, World-Class Care
Curative lung cancer surgeries performed:
In the period between 2010-2018
Types of Surgeries Performed
Number of Cases
|Chest Wall Resection||23|
|Surgery for Benign Esophageal Disorders||48|
Finding a lung tumor early can lead to more treatment options, less invasive surgery, and a better chance of survival. Hackensack University Medical Center offers low-dose computed tomography scanning to screen for lung cancer in people at risk of this disease due to smoking.
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