Introduction

Thoracic surgery is used in the treatment of a wide range of conditions that affect your lungs, esophagus, or chest. Thoracic diseases must be identified as early as possible and diagnosed properly if treatment is to be effective. Our surgeons are able work with patients who have been properly diagnosed with a wide range of esophageal, lung and chest conditions and diseases, including:

  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal achalasia
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal diverticulum
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Mediastinal mass
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary nodule
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome *

* The only doctor that specializes in this is Dr. Jeffrey  Rentz, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Doctors Specializing in this Area are:

Dennis Maier

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jeffrey Rentz

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Eric Dringman

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Barry McKenzie

M.D., F.A.C.S.

George Bentzel

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Michael Wilcox

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Kathryn Hatch

M.D., F.A.C.S.