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Esophageal and Lung Surgery Services at UPMC McKeesport

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The UPMC McKeesport 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 McKeesport 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 McKeesport Esophageal and Lung Surgery Center, our thoracic surgeons are experts in new minimally invasive technology that significantly reduces the risks associated with traditional open surgical procedures.

We offer high-quality surgical treatment for:

  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Benign esophageal diseases and disorders
  • Emphysema
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Thymus gland tumors (thymic neoplasms) and myasthenia gravis
  • Life-threatening lung diseases
  • Benign lung diseases and disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Hiatal hernias

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

Learn more about the UPMC Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute »