Thoracic Surgery

Conditions We Treat


  • Pericardial effusion
  • Mediastinal Cysts
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Thymoma
  • Enlarged Mediastinal Lymph Nodes
  • Hyperhidrosis

Procedures We Perform


  • Pericardial Window
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Resection of Mediastinal Tumors
  • Thymectomy
  • Sympathectomy

Our Thoracic Surgery Specialists


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