Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

The Department of Thoracic Surgery at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center provides expert care at diagnosing and surgically treating cancers of the lung, esophagus, and chest wall.

Thoracic Surgery

736 Cambridge St.
Brighton, MA 02135

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Thoracic Surgery at St. Elizabeth's

Patients appreciate both the compassion and the skill with which these experienced physicians carry out the latest surgical and minimally invasive procedures.

Innovative treatments that promote faster and better outcomes include:
  • Robotic-assisted surgery for the treatment of lung cancer and procedures include:
    • Robotic Lobectomy
    • Robotic VATS Wedge Resection

  • Minimally invasive video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), useful for the treatment of:
    • Lung nodules
    • Lung cancer
    • Collapsed lung
    • Esophageal cancer
    • Chest (mediastinal) masses
    • Mesothelioma

  • Minimally invasive management of:
    • GERD
    • Hiatal hernia
    • Esophageal conditions

  • Airway conditions, including:
    • Tumors
    • Stricture or stenosis of the larynx and trachea
    • Collapsing (“malacia”) of the trachea and bronchus

Hear from Our Patients

SEMC Patient Hildy GJazz Singer, Psychologist Upstages Lung Cancer

Learn about Hildy G.'s experience with lung cancer and how she put her trust in the hands of Dr. John Wain.

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A Patient's Experience with Having Surgery for Thymoma

Thank you, Larry, from Everett, Massachusetts for sharing your story. Larry successfully battled thymoma with our Thoracic Surgery team behind him every step of the way.

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