Our team of physician specialists works together to meet the unique clinical needs of each of our patients. We are committed to the seamless coordination of care among the members of our team, and with our patients and physicians partners in the community. Our team includes members from:
- Medical oncology
- Radiation oncology
- Pulmonary medicine
- Thoracic pathology
The Thoracic Surgery Program also has specialized nurses, anesthesiologists and support personnel.
Meet the Team
The Thoracic Surgery Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides exceptional services for patients with cancers affecting the chest, and for patients with cancers affecting the tracheobronchial tree (airways), lungs, pleura, esophagus, diaphragm, chest wall and mediastinum.
The Program’s physicians also work with pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies in clinical trials to improve patient care and advance thoracic science.
Thoracic surgeons are physicians who specialize in performing operations in the chest and managing postoperative recovery.
Interventional pulmonologists are physicians who specialize in performing minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat lung disease.
Radiation oncologists are physicians who specialize in using radiation to treat cancer.
- Minesh Mehta, MD
Thoracic radiologists are physicians who specialize in diagnostic imaging of the chest and lung cancer screening.
Medical oncologists are physicians who specialize in the treatment of patients with cancer.
For more information regarding Thoracic (Chest) Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, call 312-695-3800 or 1-877-926-4664, or request a first time appointment online.