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​Esophageal and Lung Surgery Services at UPMC St. Margaret

The UPMC St. Margaret Esophageal and Lung Surgery Center offers comprehensive treatment and surgical care for diseases of the lung and esophagus, both malignant and benign.

The surgeons of the UPMC St. Margaret Esophageal and Lung Surgery Center are part of the UPMC Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute (ELSI).  Led by James D. Luketich, MD, a renowned esophageal and thoracic surgeon, UPMC’s program is among the largest and most experienced thoracic surgical practices in the country.

At the UPMC St. Margaret Esophageal and Lung Surgery Center, our thoracic surgeons, headed by Dr. Jason J. Lamb, are experts in new minimally invasive technology that significantly reduces the risks associated with traditional open surgical procedures.

Our Services

We offer high-quality surgical treatment for:

Additional services may be offered at other UPMC locations by ELSI experts.

Learn more about the UPMC Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute. »

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