Thoracic Surgery

The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Cooper University Health Care is Southern New Jersey’s  leader in the treatment of diseases of the lungs and chest. Our providers specialize in non-cardiac thoracic diseases and disorders.

Expert Care for Thoracic Disease

Our fellowship-trained, board-certified thoracic surgeons offer treatment for:

  • benign and malignant pulmonary lesions including lung cancer
  • benign and malignant esophageal disease
  • mediastinal masses
  • thymoma, myasthenia gravis
  • chest wall diseases
  • pleural effusions
  • hyperhidrosis
  • other thoracic diseases

Individualized Treatment by Specialists

Treatment options are tailored for specifically for you at the time of your visit.

When appropriate, we use minimally invasive surgical techniques including robotic surgery. In addition to the surgeon, the nursing staff in the operating room specializes in thoracic procedures. Our anesthesiologists have trained specifically in the field of chest anesthesia.

You can feel confident knowing that you will be taken care of on a floor with nurses, physical therapists, and respiratory therapists who all have training and special interest in the thoracic surgery patient. You will be prepared to go home by a team who will identify and address your medical as well as social needs.

At Cooper, our thoracic surgery team provides exceptional care for each patient and their care partners.

For an appointment with a thoracic surgeon, please call 800.8.COOPER (800.826.6737).