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Thoracic Surgery

Leaders in Thoracic Surgical Services

Thoracic surgery addresses disorders and diseases that affect the chest, lungs, and / or esophagus. These procedures require a multidisciplinary approach encompassing areas such as radiation oncology, thoracic oncology, gastroenterology, minimally invasive esophageal treatments, pathology, medical oncology, radiology, and pulmonary disease medicine. Our team at Washington Township Medical Foundation is experienced, knowledgeable, and disciplined. We offer advanced care and support for patients in our community, ensuring that members of our community do not have to travel far in order to receive the best surgical services, including those in the field of thoracic surgery. Washington Township Medical Foundation is pleased to maintain an excellent standard of care for patients in Fremont and surrounding communities.

Conditions & Disorders Treated at WTMF

As mentioned, thoracic surgical procedures are often utilized in treating patients with lung disease, chest disease, or esophageal disease.

This includes patients with conditions / disorders in the following categories:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) including emphysema
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Pleural (lung) diseases including COPD, tuberculosis, and disorders caused by exposure to asbestos
  • Bronchogenic cysts
  • Diseases of the diaphragm such as thyroid disorders, congenital defects, stroke, muscular disorders including muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, lupus, and trauma to the chest muscle / nerve
  • Hyperhidrosis
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