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.

Mar 7, 2018

Meet Dr. Mark Allen

By Mark S. Allen, M.D., @MarkAllenMD

Dr. Mark Allen (1)Dr. Mark Allen is a General Thoracic Surgeon at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Allen shares how Mayo Clinic is a place to care for patients with complex medical conditions and have remarkable outcomes. Dr. Allen has a special interest in diseases of the trachea and is fortunate to have the opportunity to develop that practice at Mayo Clinic.

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