Chest Surgery

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.

Jan 8, 2018

Meet Dr. Dennis Wigle

By Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D., @DennisWigleMD

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Meet Dennis Wigle, M.D., Ph.D a thoracic surgeon at the Rochester, Minnesota Campus. Dr. Wigle shares that Mayo Clinic is like no other place in the world wrapping together the best clinic trial based research, the best basic science into the overall goal of patient care.

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