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The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine team in an operating room.

Our Mission

We aim to provide exceptional patient-centered care through achieving surgical excellence, pioneering research and innovation, and cultivating future leaders in Thoracic Surgery.

Meet The Team

A physician looks at a pulmonary scan of the lungs.

The Division of Thoracic Surgery team offers the latest surgical procedures for benign and malignant diseases of the chest, including the tracheobronchial tree (airways), lungs, esophagus, diaphragm, chest wall and mediastinum.

Thoracic Surgery Programs

Northwestern Medicine Thoracic Surgical Oncology Program

This program provides state-of-the-art care to patients with all cancers in the chest cavity.

Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Program

Dedicated to delivering innovative and cutting edge care and a world-class patient experience to lung transplant patients.

Northwestern Medicine Esophageal and Foregut Surgery Program

Offering surgical treatments for esophageal reflux, hiatal and paraesophageal hernia, achalasia, Zenker's diverticulum and epiphrenic diverticulum.

Northwestern Medicine Complex Airway and Tracheal Surgery Program

Offering specialized treatments for both common and rare disorders of the trachea.

Northwestern Medicine Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Our surgeons are pioneers and national leaders in robot-assisted thoracic surgery and have some of the best outcomes.

Conditions

Northwestern thoracic surgeons have extensive experience across the full spectrum of thoracic conditions.

Treatments

Northwestern thoracic surgeons have extensive experience across the full spectrum of thoracic surgical treatments.

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Nationally recognized in Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (13th)

Research

Discover the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine's areas of focus in research.

Education

Learn about the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine contributions to the education of future leaders in the field.

About Us

Learn more about the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.