Thoracic Surgery - Patient Care and Treatment
Thoracic surgery experts at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offer the most effective and innovative treatment options for patients diagnosed with benign and malignant diseases of the lungs, esophagus, airway, mediastinum, chest wall, diaphragm, and pleura. One of the most common conditions we treat is lung cancer.
Team of Specialists, Advanced Techniques
The combined areas of expertise from members of our multidisciplinary team offer the latest interventions for thoracic diseases.
Our team brings together expertise from thoracic surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic and interventional thoracic radiologists, interventional pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, patient care advocates, and nurses to create a unified treatment plan tailored to each patient's needs.
We offer the most effective and innovative treatment options to help our patients live longer and improve their quality of life. A few of these advanced techniques include:
- Complex open thoracic operations
- VATS and robotic surgery
- Advanced bronchoscopic diagnosis, staging and intervention
- Pleural interventions (tunneled catheters and pleuroscopy)
- Lung cancer screening