High-Risk Lung Surgery
Philip Linden, MD
Jason Robke, MD; Christopher Towe, MD; Luis Argote-Greene, MD; Yaron Perry, MD; Mitchell Machtay, MD; Tithi Biswas, MD
Dominique Wheatley, RN 216-844-0065
Please call 216-844-0065.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.
Indeterminate lung nodule
Lung cancer in the elderly and in patients with end-stage emphysema
Airway strictures and cancer
VATS (video-assisted thoracic surgery) lobectomy
VATS sublobar resection for patients with severe emphysema
Endoscopic therapies, including laser, argon beam and stenting for airway strictures
Advanced noninvasive diagnostic modalities, including EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound) and navigation bronchoscopy
Multidisciplinary care, including interventional pulmonologists, minimally invasive surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists
Peri-operative lobectomy mortality rate of just 0.22 percent, one-fifth the national average for tertiary care hospitals