News & Events

Browse our news and publications, or find information on upcoming events in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

News

Currently Browsing:2016

  • MRI results impact thoracic surgery

    Thursday, August 18, 2016  Research

    A recent study in Radiology found that the results of nonvascular thoracic MRI substantially affect the clinical decision making of thoracic surgeons.

Currently Browsing:2015

  • Life-changing care for thoracic outlet syndrome

    Saturday, August 15, 2015  Mass General

    Rachael Vaters-Carr shares her experience as a patient in the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, including the comprehensive and compassionate care she received from her team of specialists.

  • #1 in the Nation

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report has named Massachusetts General Hospital the #1 hospital in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

Currently Browsing:2014

  • Getting Back to Active: Bob's Story

    Monday, December 01, 2014  Mass General

    Bob Hazelton lived with chronic acid reflux for years and was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2011. After his surgical team at Massachusetts General Hospital performed a minimally invasive esophagectomy, Bob has a healthy esophagus and is getting back to his active lifestyle.

  • #1 in New England, #2 in the nation

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014  Mass General

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital among the top hospitals in America based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 specialties.

  • Wright appointed to Mathisen Family Professorship in Surgery

    Friday, June 20, 2014  Mass General

    Cameron Wright, MD, associate chief of the MGH Division of Thoracic Surgery, was honored as the first incumbent of the Mathisen Family Professorship in Surgery in the Field of Thoracic Surgery.

Currently Browsing:2009

  • Minimally invasive surgery lessens pain of esophageal cancer

    Monday, August 24, 2009  Mass General

    Christopher Morse, MD, of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital has been able to remove esophageal tumors using an innovative minimally invasive procedure that offers patients less postoperative pain and a shorter recovery time

Press Releases

Events

Currently Browsing:2017

  • General Thoracic Surgery

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Our annual post-graduate course in general thoracic surgery continues to fulfill its mission for the 45th year.

Video

  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)

    Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)

    Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) is a procedure performed by Massachusetts General Hospital surgeons using small incisions to remove a diseased esophagus and reconstruct the gastrointestinal tract. For more information, visit massgeneral.org/MIE

  • Brian A. McGovern Award for Clinical Excellence 2016 Nominee: Dean Donahue, MD

    Brian A. McGovern Award for Clinical Excellence 2016 Nominee: Dean Donahue, MD

    Dean Donahue, MD, head of the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, is a 2016 nominee for the Brian A. McGovern Award for Clinical Excellence. The Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) created this award to honor the memory of Brian McGovern, MD, and recognize a physician within the MGPO who shares his dedication, compassion and kindness to all patients and staff.

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