Augusta Health Thoracic Surgery Clinic

We provide critical care for patients with conditions that affect the lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. With a focus on passionate patient care, convenience, and improving disease prognosis, our thoracic surgery practice is supported by experienced pulmonary and critical care physicians, as well as experienced radiologists and cancer staff.

Our thoracic surgeon uses cutting-edge imaging technology and — whenever possible — minimally invasive techniques, such as Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS).

Services

Our surgeon has advanced training and experience to treat patients with many conditions, such as:

  • Lung cancer
  • Benign diseases and tumors of the lung and esophagus (including achalasia and strictures)
  • Severe gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn)
  • Paraesophageal hernia
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mediastinal tumors and diseases
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Pleural diseases (including pneumothorax, infections, and pleural effusions)
  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • Mediastinal tumors and diseases
  • Emphysema
  • Zenkers diverticulum

Common Tests and Procedures

Procedures and treatments provided by Augusta Health Thoracic Surgery require a referral from a primary care physician.

  • Lung biopsy/endobroncial lung biopsy
  • Removal of a lung lobe (lobectomy)
  • Removal of fibrotic tissue surrounding the lung (decortication)
  • Lung resection
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Mediastinal biopsy
  • Excision of cysts or tumors
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Laprascopic Nisson Fundoplication
  • Chest reconstruction

Our Practice

(540) 245-7705

70 Medical Center Circle Suite 307
Fishersville, VA 22939

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