Thoracic & Foregut Surgery
Advanced Thoracic Surgical Services
Our thoracic surgery team at Washington Township Medical Foundation is
committed to a high standard of excellence, care, and professionalism
in the treatment of our valued patients. We perform both thoracic and
foregut surgery. Thoracic surgery includes surgery can be conducted on
the chest wall as well as the organs that are contained in the chest cavity.
Foregut surgery includes surgery designed to address issues with the proximal
small intestine, esophagus, and stomach.
Keep reading to learn more about our
surgical services at WTMF:
Conditions treated by our team include gastroesophageal reflux disease
(GERD), difficulty swallowing or “achalasia”, esophageal cancer,
diffuse esophageal spasm, nutracker esophagus, hiatal hernia, Barrett’s
Syndrome.Conditions treated with thoracic surgery at WTMF include lung
cancer, hypohidrosis, problems with the diaphragm including hernias and
eventaution, mediastinal tumors including thymoma, lymphoma, and germ
cell tumors, lung nodules, chest wall abnormalities including pectus excavatum,
pectus carinatum, and chest wall tumors.
Many esophageal disorders can be treated with medications and/or changes
in diet and lifestyle. Others, including many thoracic conditions, may
need more specialized treatments. Contact Washington Township Medical
Foundation to learn more about the diagnostic tests we perform, as well
as various treatment options available.