Thoracic Surgery

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Division Overview

The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center treats patients with benign and malignant thoracic diseases. Our physicians offer an advanced level of expertise and provide care via endoscopic, minimally invasive, and complex open surgeries and interventions.

Our multidisciplinary team of thoracic surgeons and interventional pulmonologists — based in the region's premier academic medical center—has the medical, surgical, and support services needed to provide the most thorough care for our patients.

We streamline care by seeing patients jointly and working together on an individualized treatment plant for each patient. Throughout treatment, we emphasize ongoing communication with patients, families, and referring physicians.

Behind the Hands

Meet thoracic surgeon Michael Reed, MD, who was attracted to surgery for a number of reasons, including the hands-on aspect, technical challenge and atmosphere of the operating room, as well as being able to cure cancer.

Additional information

Fax referrals and additional information to 717-531-0395

Inspired Together

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