General thoracic surgery is a specialty focusing on surgical issues of the lungs and airway, diaphragm, great vessels, esophagus and chest wall, It's a rapidly evolving specialty that provides both operative and consultative care for many diseases of the chest including lung cancer, esophageal conditions and gastroesophageal reflux.
Our thoracic surgeons perform state of the art minimally invasive and robotic procedures, and have completed a series of extensive training programs in general surgery, cardiovascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. The North Shore-LIJ thoracic surgery team is comprised of surgeons and nurses who specialize solely in thoracic surgery.
To learn more about thoracic surgery at North Shore-LIJ call 1 (855) 432-7811 or click here to email us .
The Division of Thoracic Surgery works closely with these and other departments