The Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery specializes in comprehensive diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic training with pulmonary, tracheal, and esophageal disorders. Our primary focus is on minimally invasive thoracic surgery and we constantly push our boundaries. Fellows are exposed to a broad range of diseases and procedures and consistently exceed board requirements. 

We care for people with diseases of the chest.

To be a destination center for innovative thoracic surgical care and talent. 

Empathy, quality, innovation, and sustainability.

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Professor & Chief:
Rafael S. Andrade, MD

Assistant Professors:
Amit Bhargava, MD
Ilitch Diaz-Gutierrez, MD
Madhuri Rao, MD


Our fellowship program is jointly operated with the division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. General thoracic residency match and important dates can be found at the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association site.