Welcome to the Division of Thoracic Surgery. We focus on the chest, trachea, esophagus and stomach. Some of the more common conditions in which we specialize include lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and end-stage lung disease. We treat many of these conditions using minimally invasive surgery. Our goal is to help you and your family cope successfully with your diagnosis and treatment. We will consult with you at all stages of your treatment, so that you know what to expect and how to deal with each step along the way.
Our thoracic surgeons are world leaders, creating new and groundbreaking surgical techniques to improve the way we care for our patients. We’re focused on new frontiers of discovery, such as harnessing the power of stem cells and gene therapy, to repair and regenerate damaged tissue, which allows a patient’s body to heal itself.
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Our team performs some of the most complex surgeries in Canada. Find out how to prepare and what to expect during and after your hospital stay.