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Displaying 1-8 out of 8 doctors available

  1. Mark S. Allen, M.D.

    Mark S. Allen, M.D.

    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimal...ly invasive esophagectomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, Segmentectomy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Thymectomy, VATS, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis, Lung cancer, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pectus carinatum, Pectus excavatum, Pneumothorax, Thymic tumor

  2. Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

    Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimal...ly invasive esophagectomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, Robotic lobectomy, Robotic surgery, Segmentectomy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Thymectomy, VATS, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis, Lung cancer, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Mesothelioma, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pectus carinatum, Pneumothorax, Thymic tumor

  3. Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., M.S.

    Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., M.S.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimal...ly invasive esophagectomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Robotic lobectomy, Robotic surgery, Segmentectomy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Thymectomy, VATS, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis, Lung cancer, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pneumothorax, Thymic tumor

  4. Jorge M. Mallea, M.D.

    Jorge M. Mallea, M.D.

    1. Critical Care Specialist
    2. Pulmonologist
    3. Sleep Medicine Specialist
    1. Jacksonville, FL
    Areas of focus:

    Bronchoscopy, Lung transplant, Lung volume reduction surgery

  5. Janani S. Reisenauer, M.D.

    Janani S. Reisenauer, M.D.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimal...ly invasive esophagectomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Robotic surgery, Segmentectomy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Thymectomy, VATS, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis, Lung cancer, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pneumothorax, Thymic tumor

  6. K Robert Shen, M.D.

    K Robert Shen, M.D.

    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimal...ly invasive surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Segmentectomy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Thymectomy, VATS, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis, Lung cancer, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pneumothorax, Thymic tumor

  7. Victor F. Trastek, M.D.

    Victor F. Trastek, M.D.

    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Lung volume reduction surgery, VATS, Diverticulitis, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Germ cell tumor, Lung cancer, Myasthenia ...gravis, Throat cancer, Tracheal stenosis

  8. Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D.

    Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Heller myotomy, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimal...ly invasive esophagectomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, Robotic surgery, Segmentectomy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Thymectomy, VATS, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Achalasia, Esophageal cancer, GERD, Hiatal hernia, Hyperhidrosis, Lung cancer, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Mesothelioma, Myasthenia gravis, Pancoast tumor, Pectus carinatum, Pectus excavatum, Pneumothorax, Thymic tumor

Research

Mayo Clinic participated in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial, which evaluated lung volume reduction surgery to identify who is most likely to benefit from the surgery and define characteristics that predict both negative and positive surgical outcomes.

Publications

See a list of publications on lung volume reduction surgery by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Lung volume reduction surgery care at Mayo Clinic

Nov. 16, 2018
  1. Surgery. American Lung Association. http://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/copd/diagnosing-and-treating/surgery.html. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  2. Goldman L, et al., eds. Interventional and surgical approaches to lung disease. In: Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2016. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  3. Hospital rankings by specialty. U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Rankings, 2016-2017. http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings. Accessed Feb. 9, 2017.
  4. National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT): Evaluation of lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/resources/lung/national-emphysema-treatment-trial. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  5. Martinez FJ. Lung volume reduction surgery in COPD. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Jan. 24, 2017.
  6. Benzo R. Lung volume reduction surgery: Nonpharmacological approach. Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology. 2011;24:44.

Lung volume reduction surgery