Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Chest Surgery Page. Chest surgery at Mayo Clinic (also known as thoracic surgery) involves the organs of the chest, but extends to the esophagus (tube between mouth and stomach), the trachea (airway) and the chest wall (rib cage and breastbone).

Follow this page to stay up-to-date on clinical trial research, patient stories and useful information for all of your thoracic needs. Our goal is to connect you to others to become informed decision makers. Post a comment and share your thoughts.

Patient Resources

Our patient resource page is made up of various resource links and video's to assisting in being a source of information related to thoracic diseases/conditions. New material will be periodically added so please check back.

Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center

Mayo Clinic Thoracic Surgery

YouTube Chest Surgery (Thoracic Surgery) Playlist



Mayo News Network


Other resources

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