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Thoracic surgery

Thoracic surgery focuses on procedures intended to treat organs like the lungs, esophagus and heart. It can include heart bypass surgeries, lung and heart transplants and other major and minor procedures.

Thoracic surgery in Orange County

Dedication, commitment, compassion and experience are at the core of our thoracic surgery team.

Their expertise in providing advanced, minimally-invasive surgical interventions for the chest with a personalized approach in an academic medical facility is unique to Central Florida.
UCF Lake Nona Hospital is here to provide a surgical consultation at your earliest convenience with an individualized plan carefully selected for you.

Related specialties

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About UCF Lake Nona Hospital Thoracic Surgery

About our care

We specialize in surgery of the lungs, esophagus and other chest organs, including upper abdominal surgery of the esophagus such as anti-reflux surgery, hiatal hernias and achalasia. Our providers are experts on the surgical treatment of lung cancer and are pioneers in robot-assisted surgery of the chest. Our team literally "wrote the book" on robotic surgery and combines cutting edge academic approach with emphasis on patient-centered care.

Robotic surgery

UCF Lake Nona Hospital is proud to use the latest advancements in technology to better care for our patients. We are now using the latest robotic surgical tools and technology, providing the most advanced minimally-invasive surgical options available. This technology allows for less recovery time as well as less pain and trauma.

Procedures and conditions treated

  • Achalasia
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Bronchoscopic and minimally invasive management of lung nodules
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Management of complex esophageal disorders
  • Minimally invasive lung cancer surgery
  • Robotic esophageal surgery
  • Robotic foregut surgery
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy surgery for achalasia
  • Robotic lung lobectomy
  • Robotic lung segment resection
  • Robotic mediastinal and chest wall lesion removal
  • Robotic surgical treatment of lung cancer
  • Robotic thymoma surgery
  • Robotic upper abdominal surgery of the esophagus

Specialized procedures

  • Surgical therapy of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Surgical therapy of failed fundoplications and recurrent hiatal hernias
  • Surgical interventions for large lung cancers and esophageal cancers after chemotherapy and radiation
  • Advanced bronchoscopy (navigational bronchoscopy, stent and laser bronchoscopy)
  • Surgical interventions for mediastinal masses and tumors

Our Thoracic surgery Locations

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UCF Lake Nona Hospital
6700 Lake Nona Blvd
Orlando, FL 32827
 (689) 216 - 8000

Currently Viewing:

UCF Lake Nona Hospital
6700 Lake Nona Blvd
Orlando, FL 32827
 (689) 216 - 8000