Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Advanced Techniques

These state-of-the-art surgical techniques, performed at Houston Methodist, improve patient results.

  • Minimally invasive esophagectomy
  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • VATS lobectomy

Houston Methodist Hospital Thoracic Surgery Service is gaining international recognition for its revolutionary breakthroughs in treating thoracic disease. Among the first of its kind in the United States, the service offers patients an unparalleled combination of state-of-the-art technology, innovative clinical research protocols, and a multidisciplinary team of physicians and minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat lung, mediastinal and esophageal disease.

The physicians at Houston Methodist are dedicated to providing a comprehensive approach focused on the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of (non-cardiac) diseases of the chest. Our highly specialized thoracic surgery team treats a high volume of patients and has surgical expertise in virtually every thoracic condition. 

Houston Methodist's unique, innovative surgical suite is equipped to handle open surgeries, video-assisted surgeries, and bronchial or endo-esophageal procedures simultaneously. This hybrid system represents the future of thoracic disease treatment, combining a full line of thoracic imaging capabilities with a fully equipped, sterile operating room.

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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Physician Referral: 713-790-3333