Welcome to the Sentara Thoracic Program. If you've recently been diagnosed with a lung or chest disease, including lung cancer, we know you have many questions and are searching for answers. We can help.
What is thoracic surgery?
Research your condition and diagnosis.
Learn more about thoracic procedures.
Find support groups and other resources.
Why Choose Sentara?
Diagnosis and treatment of lung and chest conditions often leads to multiple visits with more than one physician. At Sentara, we're committed to ensuring you have the best available access to a multidisciplinary team of physicians and specialists that you need for the most appropriate care; we make sure your care is coordinated among all appropriate physicians in a timely manner.
Patient diagnosis and treatment can begin at any of our hospitals. We promise to work hard to ensure ease of scheduling and access to our facilities.
What happens when I am diagnosed?
Sentara's Thoracic Program provides first-time appointments, second-opinion consults, ongoing treatment and follow-up visits. When you receive a diagnosis of a lung or chest condition, you can access a variety of Sentara hospitals via our network of physicians and supporting facilities, including imaging, rehabilitation and diagnostic care.
For more information or a referral to a thoracic specialist, call 1-800-SENTARA