Thoracic Surgical Treatments

The staff of professionals and surgeons in Thoracic Surgery at Danbury Hospital offer a range of treatments to help patients with lung concerns or lung disease. They include the following options and treatment programs:

  • The Lung Cancer Program at Danbury Hospital
  • Lung cancer surgery for staging
  • Resection of lung for cure (lobectomy, pneumonectomy)
  • Complex sleeve resection (airways and vessels)
  • Minimally invasive surgery (video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery —VATS)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Treatment of complex airway diseases, including stenting and laser therapy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) 
  • Resection of mediastinal masses
  • Management of pleural effusion including Pleurx catheters
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction
  • Partnership with the Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital

For More Information

If you have questions about thoracic surgery, visit our patient and visitor information section, or talk to your doctor about Danbury Hospital.

If you need a doctor referral call us at 1-800-511-8639, or search our Find a Doctor online tool to find a doctor near you.