The Thoracic Surgery Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers the latest surgical procedures for benign and malignant diseases of the chest, including the tracheobronchial tree (airways), lungs, pleura, esophagus, diaphragm, chest wall and mediastinum.
The Thoracic Surgery Program’s highly-specialized team provides integrated care and practices medicine centered on each patient’s unique circumstances, and on working with their referring physicians.
- Esophageal cancer
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Barrett's esophagus
- Esophageal motility disorders
- Esophageal perforation
- Pulmonary nodule
- Lung cancer
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Tracheobronchomalacia (TBM)
- Mediastinal nodules
- Myasthenia gravis
Complex Airway & Other Disorders
- Pleural effusion
- Chest trauma