Thoracic Surgery Services

World-class surgery for lung or esophageal cancer isn't worlds away

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Our approach to thoracic surgery

We understand that cancer, and surgery to treat cancer, can cause a lot of anxiety. But take comfort knowing you have a world-class team of thoracic (lung and esophagus) surgeons close by.

We believe a successful surgery starts with a successful plan. That's why we begin by listening — to your needs, your concerns and your preferences. Together, we'll craft a personalized plan to make your surgery and recovery as successful as possible.

Conditions we treat

  • esophageal cancer
  • lung cancer
  • cancer of the mediastinum (area between the lungs)

Tests and treatments

  • Minimally invasive surgery: As an alternative to traditional “open” surgery, minimally invasive surgery usually reduces your recovery and downtime post-surgery.
  • Robotic-assisted surgery: Your surgeon may use tiny instruments attached to a specialized robot to assist in your surgery.
  • Laparoscopic surgery: Your surgeon may perform your thoracic surgery using a laparoscopic method, which involves making small incisions and using guided instruments to complete the surgery.
  • Endoscopic surgery: Your surgeon may perform your thoracic surgery using endoscopy, which involves making a small incision to insert a thin tube that contains a camera. The surgeon uses a specially-designed viewer to guide your surgery.
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High performing surgeons

Here, world-class care is routine. Our team is led by award-winning and fellowship-trained thoracic surgeons who are dedicated to a higher standard.

Advanced techniques

Our team is specially trained in minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery for lung and esophageal cancers. These options can reduce your discomfort and downtime.

Connected care

We work closely with your broader team for seamless care, including medical oncology, radiation oncology, pulmonology and gastroenterology.

Close to home

When surgery is involved, staying close to home can make a big difference. That's why we're in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, Lancaster and York Counties.