CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center provides minimally invasive and traditional surgical treatment options for cancers of the chest, esophagus and lungs.
Lung cancer is a complex disease that requires many approaches to treat it effectively, and that often includes surgery. But minimally invasive techniques and advanced technologies available only at CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center are changing the way people think about surgery – and lung cancer care.
In the past, fear of lung cancer surgery was sometimes greater than the fear of cancer itself. Minimally invasive techniques, specialized scopes and robotic surgery using the daVinci® robotic surgical system are innovative tools surgeons use to minimize pain and maximize effectiveness. These advances are offering surgeons new ways to protect patients and their immune systems while finding the most effective way for the cancer to be attacked. Other improvements in anesthesia medications and enhanced recovery techniques are making recovery faster and easier than ever before.
CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center is rated in the top six percent of the country for lobectomy for lung cancer and in the top eight percent for esophagectomy surgeries. These distinguished ratings by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) place the practice among the elite for general thoracic surgery in the United States and Canada. Learn more
CHI Memorial Chest and Lung Cancer Center provides advanced treatment for the following cancers:
- Lung cancer
- Carcinoid tumors
- Chest wall tumors
- Esophageal cancer
- Mediastinal cancer
- Metastatic tumors to the lungs
- Thymic tumors
Our practice is open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (423) 495-5864 (LUNG).