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Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Thoracic Surgery

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Thoracic Surgery is devoted to the surgical care of diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels. Our team of highly-trained physicians are board-certified and equipped with state-of-the-art and specialized technologies for our thoracic surgery patients. We continue to expand our treatment options utilizing minimally invasive procedures including video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and robotic-assisted technology.

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Thoracic Surgery takes a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of chest disorders to improve and streamline the overall patient experience. Our clinical pathway seamlessly integrates surgeons with medical oncology, radiation oncology, pulmonology, radiology, and pathologists. Daily care is managed by a dedicated nursing team, pulmonary rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

Chest Disorders:

  • Lung cancer
  • Benign disease and tumors of the lung
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Benign esophageal diseases
  • Mediastinal tumors and diseases
  • Pleural diseases
  • Mesothelioma
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Diaphragm injuries

Thoracic Surgeries:

  • Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) procedure
  • Mediastinoscopy / Chamberlain
  • Pleurodesis
  • Decortication, partial/total
  • Wedge Resection / Segmentectomy
  • Lobectomy
  • Bronchoplasty / Sleeve Resection
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Chest Wall Reconstruction

Interventional Procedures:

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Thoracic Surgery offers an advanced program designed to enhance recovery after thoracic surgery. The goal of ERAS is to accelerate recovery time, reduce the hospital stay, and safely manage pain more effectively. The collaborative approach is supported by anesthesia, clinical nutrition, nursing, and therapy.

Our Team:

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7777 Hennessy Boulevard Suite 103, Baton Rouge LA

Every Wednesday:

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.