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Esophageal and Lung Surgery Services at UPMC Passavant

The UPMC Passavant 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 Passavant 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.

Specializing in minimally invasive surgical treatments, our thoracic surgeons perform robotic thoracic surgery, one of the most effective and least invasive surgical treatments available.

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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