Comprehensive Approach to Chest Surgery

The thoracic surgeons in the Houston Methodist Department of Surgery in Texas Medical Center offer expertise in preventive care, diagnosis and treatment of chest diseases, including cancer and pulmonary disease. We provide comprehensive surgical care for conditions affecting various areas of the chest, including the lungs, esophagus, mediastinum, foregut, airway, pleura, diaphragm and chest wall.


Our surgeons specialize in minimally invasive surgical treatment of thoracic diseases using thoracoscopy (VATS), laparoscopy and robot-assisted (da Vinci XI) procedures that improve patient outcomes with lower risk, less pain, reduced scarring and faster recovery. 


Our areas of expertise

  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Esophageal surgery and reconstruction
  • General surgery