Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute offers a complete array of thoracic services, from diagnostic procedures to innovative minimally invasive surgery that improves outcomes for rare and common forms of chest and lung disease.

At the Heart & Vascular Institute - Texas Medical Center, the surgeons affiliated with the Institute are a nationally recognized team that has produced superb clinical outcomes in more than 3,000 pulmonary resections, with a hospital mortality rate of less than two percent overall.

We have special expertise in esophageal resections for benign and malignant disease, colon interposition for total esophageal replacement, bronchial sleeve resections and related bronchoplastic procedures and tracheal sleeve resections.

Thoracic Treatment Options

  • Pulmonary resection
  • Esophageal resection
  • Colon interposition
  • Bronchial sleeve resection
  • Bronchoplastic procedures
  • Tracheal sleeve resection

Finding Treatment

The innovative team at Memorial Hermann is here to help you find the treatment you need. For more information on diagnostic procedures to minimally invasive treatments for your thoracic condition, fill out the form below or call to schedule an evaluation.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, our cardiologists, or treatment facilities, please use our contact form below or call (713) 222-2273 for more information.


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