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Thoracic Surgery

Recover faster with highly specialized thoracic surgery

As one of the region’s leading providers of thoracic surgery and care, Prisma Health is dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest.

Our compassionate, board-certified thoracic surgeons have the advanced expertise to diagnose and surgically treat patients with heart disease, as well as diseases of the lungs, trachea, diaphragm, mediastinum, aorta and peripheral blood vessels.

Surgeons at Prisma Health are among the few in the region who perform minimally invasive pulmonary and esophageal resections. We continue to expand treatment options for patients, utilizing minimally invasive procedures such as video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), and robotic-assisted technology.

Prisma Health specialists have performed over 1,000 robotic surgeries, our expertise in minimally invasive techniques is leading the way to better outcomes – so you can return to a normal, healthy life.

Advanced procedures for thoracic conditions

Prisma Health thoracic surgeons have extensive experience across the full spectrum of thoracic conditions, including:

  • Chest wall deformities
  • Disorders of the diaphragm
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung diseases
  • Mediastinal tumors
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Stenosis
  • Thymic cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Tracheal and bronchial stenosis
  • Tracheal tumors
  • Tracheobronchomalacia (TBM)

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