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We support your journey of care from the moment you call for an appointment, to when you get care from our specially trained clinician. Every team member speaks Spanish, and we have a dedicated phone line for people who prefer to communicate in Spanish so you can feel comfortable when you call.

We understand the unique needs of patients who prefer to communicate in Spanish. We help you:

  • Navigate and understand your care
  • Visit multiple physicians
  • Better understand your condition, health and care
  • Undergo small or highly complex procedures

Meet the Team

A physician looks at a pulmonary scan of the lungs.

Our team includes a thoracic surgeon, a pulmonologist, patient procedure schedulers, front desk staff, social workers, clinic nurses and operating room nurses.

Meet the Canning Thoracic Institute Hispanic Program Team

Services and Treatments

Thoracic surgery

  • Robotic-assisted and video-assisted thoracoscopy
  • Surgical treatment for:
    • Lung cancer
    • Esophageal cancer
    • Mesothelioma
    • Tracheal tumors
    • Thymoma/mediastinal cancers
    • Chest wall tumors
  • Surgical management of benign esophageal/foregut diseases, such as:
    • Achalasia
    • Hiatal and diaphragmatic hernias
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    • Diaphragmatic paralysis end eventration
  • Management of lung failure and end-stage lung diseases, including:
    • ECMO
    • Lung transplantation
    • Mechanical life support
    • Lung volume reduction surgery
    • Surgical lung biopsy for interstitial lung disease (ILD)
  • Management of benign central airway obstruction
    • Tracheal stenosis
    • Tracheobronchomalacia
  • Minimally invasive management of benign chest wall, pleural and diaphragmatic diseases with:
    • Robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome
    • Minimally invasive diaphragm plication
    • Minimally invasive sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis


  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Long-term pulmonary disease
  • Long-term respiratory failure
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Other respiratory illness
  • Pulmonary nodule evaluation
  • Occupational exposures

For more information, please call 847.738.4863 (TTY: 711).

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