Baylor Scott & White Center for Thoracic Surgery at BUMC in Dallas, Texas is dedicated to excellence in the field of thoracic surgery. With world-renowned experts in thoracic oncology, minimally invasive surgery, esophageal disorders, as well as lung transplantation, cutting-edge treatments, yield outstanding outcomes combined with compassionate care. Our experienced team offers rapid access, expeditious intervention and meticulous follow-up. We coordinate all aspects of patient care and work closely with referring physicians. The BSW Center for Thoracic Surgery focuses exclusively on the treatment of non-cardiac chest disease.
Our expert team has pioneered minimally invasive VATS (video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery) approaches to lung cancer as well as robotic surgery for the treatment of many thoracic diseases. Additionally, the center has expertise in minimally invasive treatment of emphysema. The team works closely with the
Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas to provide access to the latest research and clinical trials.
We work closely with our partners at Baylor Scott & White Center for Esophageal Diseases to bring you comprehensive care and allows for prompt referrals between the two service lines.
Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and lung cancer resection outcomes, specifically for its lobectomy for lung cancer care. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places BUMC among the elite for general thoracic surgery in the U.S. and Canada. Of more than 200 thoracic programs, only BUMC and eight other programs have earned this prestigious achievement.
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