Services and Programs
BIDMC thoracic surgeons, interventional pulmonologists and other specialists draw on extensive expertise and a range of approaches to customize care to each patient's needs.
Their multidisciplinary approach to both benign and malignant chest diseases leverages the maximum available information - obtained from state-of-the-art imaging and endoscopic staging tools - to generate a treatment plan with the best chance for cure while limiting risk.
All BIDMC thoracic surgeons are board-certified - an indicator for the best quality outcomes. They continue to push the boundaries of state-of-the-art care, with an emphasis on minimally invasive methods.
BIDMC offers special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, as well as leading-edge care for pleural disease and tumors of the thymus, mediastinum, chest wall and airway. Patients with benign airway diseases such as emphysema and asthma have access to the most advanced interventional pulmonology and surgical options, as well as various clinical trials.
The Chest Disease Center is a compilation of the following services and programs: