Your Mayo Clinic chest surgeon will recommend the appropriate treatment for your disease or condition. The most common procedures and services available include:

  • Carinal resections
  • Chest wall reconstructions
  • Chest wall resections
  • Collis-Belsey procedure
  • Decortication — empyema drainage
  • Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
  • Esophageal diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal myotomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Extrapleural pneumonectomy
  • Heller myotomy
  • Laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic myotomy
  • Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mediastinotomy
  • Open tracheostomies
  • Percutaneous tracheostomies
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Ravitch technique
  • Removal of mediastinal tumors
  • Resection and muscle flap reconstruction
  • Segmentectomy
  • Sleeve resection
  • Sternoclavicular joint resection
  • Thymectomy
  • Tracheal esophageal fistulae repair
  • Tracheal stenosis repair
  • Tumor resections
  • VATS biopsy
  • VATS resections
  • VATS talc pleurodesis
  • Videoscopic Nuss procedure
  • Wedge excision