Thoracic surgeons operate on the lungs, trachea and bronchi, chest wall, mediastinum, and other noncardiac organs of the chest. The Sentara Thoracic Program includes a network of hospitals, physicians and staff, along with supporting treatments such as advanced imaging and diagnostics, designed to integrate cohesively for the best patient outcomes.
The Sentara Thoracic Program consists of a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, specially trained and board-certified to ensure thorough knowledge of their area of expertise. We ensure access to the Sentara Thoracic Program, beginning with rapid and thorough evaluations for new patients and individualized consultations.
For more information or a referral to a thoracic specialist, call 1-800-SENTARA.
Sentara provides the care level appropriate to your need, including diagnosis and treatment at six Sentara hospitals.
View thoracic procedures available at each location.
Minimally Invasive Techniques
Sentara offers an array of thoracic services, from diagnostic procedures to groundbreaking surgery. Sentara thoracic surgeons use the following minimally invasive techniques:
CyberKnife® Stereotactic Radiosurgery
EBUS (Endoscopic Bronchial Ultrasound)
Sleeve resection surgery
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for lung tumors
Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)