Thoracic Surgical Associates of St. Luke's

Conditions and Procedures

Conditions & Surgical Procedures

The surgeons and staff of the Thoracic Surgical Assoicates of St. Luke's treat conditions that affect the chest and lungs. Visit the links below for more information about specific conditions and the procedures, many of which are minimally invasive.

Lung Cancer

Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program

Staging Techniques


  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) with biopsy

Lung Resection


  • Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Complex Lung resections


Clinical Trials

Esophageal Diseases

Benign conditions


  • Achalasia
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Diverticula
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Strictures
  • Tumors

Malignant Conditions (Esophageal cancer)


  • Diagnostic EGD/EUS
  • Endoscopic Treatment of Early Stage Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Palliative procedures for Esophageal Cancer


Clinical Trials

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

  • Bullous Disease
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pleural and Pericardial Effusions
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Thymectomy

Mediastinal Disease

Diagnostic Procedures


  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis




Chest Wall Disorders

  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Pectus excavatum and carinatum repairs

Airway Surgery

  • Airway Stents
  • Endobronchial Tumor Debridement
  • Tracheal Resection


  • Plication procedure

Indwelling Pleural Catheters

Outpatient Management of Persistent Air Leaks

  • Pneumostat
  • Express Mini