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Our thoracic surgery team provides expert care for patients with lung and chest conditions. Our thoracic surgeons offer leading-edge surgical treatments for chest diseases, specializing in treating cancers of the lung, esophagus, pleura, chest wall, and mediastinum.

Our expert, multidisciplinary team provides compassionate, quality care and offers the latest surgical approaches for conditions of the chest. Our goal is to help people resume active, healthy lifestyles.

In more than 80% of cases, our surgeons can provide minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery, including complex thoracic conditions. This advanced approach can offer patients less pain and a quicker recovery.

Our thoracic surgeons work with a team of cancer specialists at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide complete care for chest and lung cancers. You benefit from the combined expertise of a skilled, experienced team. Our team approach means we can provide you with complete care.

Conditions and Treatments

Why Choose UHealth?

Improving surgical care. We participate in the latest research and clinical trials, which help determine which surgeries work best for patients. This research advances patient care and safety while shaping the future of surgical treatment. Our surgeons have helped develop promising new therapies for a wide range of conditions – approaches that improve safety and help patients recover more quickly.

A comprehensive team of surgeons. We provide advanced surgical care for a full range of health problems — from airway and lung diseases to cancer. You’ll receive care from a surgeon with expertise in your condition, ensuring you get leading-edge treatment that’s personalized to meet your needs.

Leaders in robotic surgery treatment. The University of Miami Health System is home to some of the world’s most experienced robotic surgeons – doctors worldwide come to our facility to learn from us. We were the first academic medical center to use the da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system and complete more than 5,000 robotic surgeries – procedures that offer less pain and scarring and a faster recovery.

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