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Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Thoracic Surgery provides surgical care for your lungs, throat and chestOur thoracic surgeons practice evidence-based care using advanced technology and focusing on improving and maintaining the comfort and quality of life of patients with lung diseases.

With a strong emphasis on lung cancer surgery, the thoracic surgeon works in cooperation with pulmonologists and other medical specialists.

Thoracic surgeons also treat diseases of the chest, including:

  • Lungs 
  • Mediastinum (the compartment between the lungs) 
  • The pleural space outside the lungs 
  • Esophagus

For More Information

To find a doctor in Thoracic Surgery near you, search our Find a Doctor online tool or call 1-800-511-8639 for a physician referral.

For more information about Danbury Hospital, please visit the patient and visitor information section of this web site.