Thoracic Surgery Outcomes: Sudish Murthy, MD, PhD and Siva Raja, MD, PhD

Thoracic Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Thoracic Surgeons treat patients with all types of disease that affect the area of the body between the Adam’s apple and navel, with the exception of the heart and its structures. In 2016, thoracic surgeons performed 1,724 thoracic procedures at Cleveland Clinic. The graph shows the types of surgery patients had, how many of each surgery were done (N), and the percentage of total surgeries that each type represents.

2016 Outcomes: Major Thoracic Surgery Types

Lobectomy for Lung Cancer

Cleveland Clinic has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and lung cancer resection outcomes. The three-star rating denotes the highest category of quality for general thoracic surgery.

2016 Outcomes: Lobectomy for Lung Cancer

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