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Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery involves caring for patients with diseases of the chest, excluding the heart. This includes lung cancer and tumors of the mediastinum (the area around the heart) as well as esophageal and plural diseases.

Thoracic surgery is often performed using a minimally invasive technique employing a camera, known as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, or VATS.

  • Locations

    Clinics

    Thoracic Surgery

    Kentucky Clinic building

    Kentucky Clinic

    740 S. Limestone
    Third Floor, Wing D, Room L300
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    Outreach

    Commonwealth Cancer Center

    Ephraim McDowell Commonwealth Cancer Center

    520 Techwood Drive
    Danville, KY 40422
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    This clinic is offered on the second and fourth Monday of each month.

    Hardin Memorial Hospital - Cancer Care Center

    Hardin Memorial Hospital - Cancer Care Center
    521 RobinBrooke Blvd.
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    This clinic is offered the first and third Tuesday of each month.

    Veterans Affairs Medical Center

    Veterans Affairs Medical Center

    1101 Veterans Way
    Lexington, KY 40502
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm