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Thoracic Surgery

UMMC Thoracic Surgery provides a range of services and advanced techniques including robotic and VATS surgery, LINX, and POEM for all benign and malignant disorders of the chest from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) to lung and esophageal cancer.

Why Thoracic Surgery at UMMC is Different

With medical professionals trained specifically in general thoracic surgery, UMMC provides a comprehensive knowledge base of the surgical management of diseases of the chest. Our focus is on modern, evidence-based, and patient-centered care. Our highly skilled surgeons provide specialized surgical procedures with emphasis on minimally invasive techniques including robotic, thoracoscopic, and incisionless operations.

Our surgical team works closely with other medical specialties to provide multidisciplinary, coordinated care appropriate to each patient’s unique medical needs. Our goal is that every patient receives individualized care in a patient-first experience. 

Conditions We Treat

  • Cancers of the:
    • Chest Wall
    • Esophagus
    • Lung
    • Ribs
    • Thymus
  • Benign (non-cancerous) conditions:
    • Achalasia
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Reflux (GERD)