Thoracic Surgery

General Thoracic Surgery

Cleveland Clinic thoracic surgeons treat patients with a wide variety of diseases of the lungs and esophagus. The staff includes specialists in lung and esophageal cancer, lung failure, airway disease, swallowing disorders, and other diseases. Diagnosis and treatment approaches include the most advanced techniques, such as minimally invasive surgery.

General Thoracic Surgery Volume and In-Hospital Mortalityᵃ

2013 – 2017

Cleveland Clinic thoracic surgeons treat patients with a wide variety of disease of the lungs and esophagus. The staff includes specialists in lung and esophageal cancer, lung failure, airway disease, swallowing disorders, and other diseases. Diagnosis and treatment approaches include the most advanced techniques, such as minimally invasive surgery.

Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) General Thoracic Surgery Database, July 2014 – June 2017

ᵃIncludes patients with various risk factors. Data are not risk-adjusted.