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Our experienced surgeons treat benign and malignant diseases of the chest including: thymoma, neurogenic tumors, myasthenia gravis, mesothelimoa, and lung cancer. They also treat benign diseases of the esophagus such as reflux, achalasia, perforations, and hiatal hernia.

Minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery techniques are also employed by our team.

Lung cancer

Lung cancer starts when abnormal cells grow out of control in the lung. They can invade nearby tissues and form tumors. Lung cancer can start...

Esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the esophagus. The two most common forms of...

Non-small cell lung cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. There are several types of...

Small cell lung cancer

Small-cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. There are two types of small-cell lung...

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the membrane that covers and protects various internal organs of the body (mesothelium). The...

Thymoma and thymic carcinoma

Thymoma and thymic carcinoma are diseases in which malignant (cancer) cells form on the outside surface of the thymus. There are different...

Mediastinal tumor

Mediastinal tumors are growths that form in the area that separates the lungs. This area contains the heart, large blood vessels, windpipe...

Chest wall tumor

Chest wall tumors can occur when lung cancer has spread (metastasized) into the chest cavity. A chest CT scan is used most often to determine...

Achalasia

Achalasia is a rare disorder of the esophagus, the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. It is characterized by enlargement of the...

Hernia, hiatal

A hernia is a bulge of intestine, another organ, or fat through the muscles of the belly. A hernia can occur when there is weakness in the muscle...

Thoracic malignancy

Thoracic malignancies are a group of cancers of the chest that include lung cancer, mesothelioma, esophageal cancer, chest wall tumors, airway...

Hyperhidrosis

Primary hyperhidrosis is a rare disorder characterized by excessive sweating on the palms of the hands, the soles of the feet, in the armpits...

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Topic Overview This topic is about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in adults. For information on reflux in babies and children, see...

Tracheal cancer

Tracheal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the trachea.

Interstitial lung disease (ILD)

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is an inflammatory lung disorder of unknown origin (idiopathic) characterized by abnormal formation of fibrous tissue...

Pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is an inflammatory lung disorder characterized by abnormal formation of fibrous tissue (fibrosis) between the tiny air sacs...