A thoracic surgeon provides the operative, perioperative and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest. Included is the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the trachea, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum and diseases of the diaphragm. The management of the airway and injuries of the chest is within the scope of the specialty.
|Total number of Thoracic Surgeons on Doctor.com:||6262|
|Percentage of Thoracic Surgeons who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:||100%|
|Thoracic Surgeons listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:||31.7 year(s)|
|Average ProfilePoints™ score for Thoracic Surgeons:||36/80|
|Average Overall User Rating for Thoracic Surgeons:||4 (out of 5)|