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Thoracic Conditions

Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute offers a complete array of thoracic services, from diagnostic procedures to innovative minimally invasive surgery that improves outcomes for rare and common forms of chest and lung disease.

At the Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center, the surgeons affiliated with the Institute are a nationally recognized team that has produced superb clinical outcomes in more than 3,000 pulmonary resections, with a hospital mortality rate of less than two percent overall.

We have special expertise in esophageal resections for benign and malignant disease, colon interposition for total esophageal replacement, bronchial sleeve resections and related bronchoplastic procedures and tracheal sleeve resections.

Thoracic treatments include:

  • Pulmonary resection
  • Esophageal resection
  • Colon interposition
  • Bronchial sleeve resection
  • Bronchoplastic procedures
  • Tracheal sleeve resection