Sinai Division of Thoracic Surgery

The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the chest. In addition to our main location at Sinai, we see patients at Carroll Hospital.

We offer treatment for many conditions, including:

  • Lung cancers and nodules 
  • Esophageal cancers 
  • Benign esophageal diseases 
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Mediastinal tumors and adenopathy
  • Pleural tumors and effusions
  • Metastatic malignancies (cancers) of the thoracic cavity
  • Benign diseases of the lung, mediastinum, pleura and chest wall
  • Pericardial-malignant and benign tumors

Lung Cancer Awareness


Procedures Performed

Among procedures our physicians specialize in are:

  • Resection of lung cancers (lobectomy, wedge resection, pneumonectomy)
  • Thoracoscopy (minimally invasive video-assisted surgery)
  • Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery
  • Bronchoscopy (diagnostic and interventional)
  • Biopsies of the lung, pleura, mediastinum, pericardium and chest wall
  • Esophageal surgery
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
  • Electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy  

Advanced, Comprehensive Care

Our staff strives to:

  • Engage in multidisciplinary care including, but not limited to, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology and pathology
  • Offer the most advanced treatments available
  • Include the patient's primary care and/or referring physician in the treatment plan and related protocols to ensure the highest level of clinical collaboration for continuity of care
  • Ensure prompt and easy access for patients with newly diagnosed diseases