The thoracic surgery team at Temple is focused solely on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the thorax. Our special training, advanced surgical techniques and multidisciplinary teamwork combines to provide advanced care and outcomes for patients.
Our pulmonary surgical procedures and services include:
- Chest wall reconstructions
- Lung volume reduction surgery and bullectomy
- Pulmonary resections (lobectomy, segmentectomy-wedge, pneumonectomy)
- Total robotic lung resection for malignant and benign disease
Additionally, the thoracic surgery team provides procedures for the trachea, esophagus, mediastinum, diaphragm and chest wall.
We also provide advanced screening, diagnostic, and prognostic tests such as CT, PET, EBUS/EUS, navigational and fiberoptic bronchoscopy, esophagoscopy, video mediastinoscopy, esophageal manometry/pH monitoring and evaluation and interpretation of biomarkers and genetic signatures.