Chest Disease Programs & Services

Chest Disease Care at BIDMC

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Patients with lung or esophageal cancer require care by experts across a variety of surgical and medical specialties. Our thoracic surgeons work together with interventional pulmonologists and oncologists to develop an individualized care plan that offers you the best possible outcome.

Learn more about how we diagnose and perform surgery for lung cancer.

Complex Airway Program

The Complex Airway Program is a regional and national referral center providing comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients with malignant and benign airway disorders.

Pleural Disease Program

The Pleural Disease Program is a specialized multidisciplinary service for the evaluation and treatment of patients with diseases affecting the linings around the lungs.

Benign Esophageal Disease Program

BIDMC's thoracic surgery team specializes in the treatment of benign esophageal diseases and conditions, including hiatal hernia, achalasia, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

COPD Clinic

The COPD and Emphysema Clinic is a leader in multidisciplinary treatment of lung diseases, offering promising new treatments for those with advanced COPD and emphysema.

TBM Program

BIDMC is a world leader in diagnosing and treating tracheobronchomalacia (TBM).