Department of Thoracic Surgery

At Mount Sinai, our thoracic surgeons are internationally recognized for their comprehensive treatment during all stages of lung cancer, mesothelioma, esophageal cancer, and mediastinal tumors, as well as benign diseases, such as excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). Our Department takes a multidisciplinary approach, tapping insights from multiple experts, and employing all the latest advances and minimally invasive solutions to enhance patients' quality of life. 
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Patient Story

After hearing she would need her lung removed due to carcinoid cancer, Dara Joy Cohen sought the expertise of Dr. Raja Flores, who performed a lung-sparing bronchial sleeve resection. Read more

Raja Flores, MD, on Mesothelioma