Thoracic Surgery

Conditions We Treat


  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Masses
  • Esophageal Cysts
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Rupture/Perforation
  • Esophageal Foreign Body
  • Achalasia
  • Hiatal and Paraesophageal Hernias
  • Reflux Disease
  • Diaphragm Paralysis

Procedures We Perform


  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy (EGD)
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Removal of Esophageal Foreign Body
  • Esophageal Myotomy (Heller Myotomy)
  • Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Fundoplication
  • Diaphragm Plication

Our Thoracic Surgery Specialists


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