At Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the da VinciĀ® Xi robot is now used for a wide variety of procedures to treat:

  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Thymoma and thymic carcinoma
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Diaphragm paralysis/eventration
  • Achalasia
  • Tracheobronchomalacia
  • Emphysema

Meet the Team

A physician looks at a pulmonary scan of the lungs.

Northwestern Medicine thoracic surgeons are pioneers in the field of robotic surgery and have some of the best outcomes.

Meet the Northwestern Medicine Robotic Thoracic Surgery Team

Treatments