Thoracic Surgery

Conditions We Treat

  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodules and Masses
  • Pancoast Tumor
  • Lung Cysts and Bullae
  • Pneumothorax

Procedures We Perform

  • Wedge Resection
  • Segmentectomy
  • Lobectomy
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Blebectomy

Types of Resections for Tumors of Lung in 2017

Robotic Lobectomy
& Segmentectomy
VATS Lobectomy
& Segmentectomy
Open Lobectomy
VATS Wedge Resection

Robotic Thoracic Surgery

As part this commitment to patient care and safety, our thoracic surgeons use their extensive robotics experience to adapt robotic techniques to perform minimally invasive approaches, developing brand new robotic procedures that allow them to perform an increasing number of operations using robotic technology.

Our Thoracic Surgery Specialists

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