Ziv Gamliel, chief of Thoracic Surgery at MedStar Franklin Square, operates on a patient
Ziv Gamliel, chief of Thoracic Surgery at MedStar Franklin Square, operates on a patient

Thoracic surgeons at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center provide comprehensive diagnosis and surgical care to patients with diseases of the chest area, including the lungs, trachea, esophagus, chest wall, heart, and mediastinum.

Although volume is not a substitute for quality, more and more studies show that hospitals and surgeons who do higher volumes of thoracic surgery have better results. When compared to other community hospitals, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is in the top 10 percent nationally in terms of volume of lung surgeries.

Learn more about thoracic conditions treated at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. 

Thoracic Specialists

As a member of the healthcare team, thoracic surgeons at MedStar Franklin Square work with other healthcare specialists to optimize your care and condition before, during and after general thoracic surgery. They work closely with our oncologists to identify and treat patients suffering from thoracic cancers.

Other specially trained members of your healthcare team include:

  • Diagnostic specialists
  • Anesthesiologists/pain management specialists, specially trained in thoracic anesthesia
  • Pathologists
  • Physicians assistants
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Surgical and intensive care nurses
  • Medical fitness experts
  • Other allied health professionals
  • Intensivists

Location Information

To find a thoracic surgeon, please call 410-686-5887.

Primary Location

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
9000 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237

Additional Locations

The Angelos Center for Lung Diseases
9103 Franklin Square Dr.
Suite 1700
Baltimore, Maryland 21237
443-777-1133

Thoracic Surgeons