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.
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.
- Ziv Gamliel, MD, chief of thoracic surgery
- Daniel Harley, MD, surgical director, Thoracic Cancer Center
Other specially trained members of your healthcare team include:
- Diagnostic specialists
- Anesthesiologists/pain management specialists, specially trained in thoracic anesthesia
- Physicians assistants
- Respiratory therapists
- Surgical and intensive care nurses
- Medical fitness experts
- Other allied health professionals
To find a thoracic surgeon, please call 410-686-5887.
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
9000 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD 21237
The Angelos Center for Lung Diseases
9103 Franklin Square Dr.
Baltimore, Maryland 21237