Why See a Thoracic Surgeon?

Reasons to See a Thoracic Surgeon

Referrals to a thoracic surgeon usually are made through a patient’s primary care physician and are based on indications of or risk factors for common thoracic ailments, such as:

  • Newly diagnosed esophageal cancer
  • Lung nodules
  • Excessive sweating
  • Heartburn
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Chest wall deformity

For more information, contact Magee’s Thoracic Surgery Services at 412-647-7555.

  • Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
  • 300 Halket Street
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3180
  • Main phone: 412-641-1000
  • Toll-free:
    1-866-MyMagee (696-2433)
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