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When you choose The International Heart Institute of Montana for your thoracic surgery, you’ll be in excellent hands.

Our thoracic surgeons work cooperatively with the oncologists of the Montana Cancer Center to provide comprehensive care for patients with lung cancer.

Our multidisciplinary staff includes many specialized team members working in concert to deliver the very best care to the patients we serve. Our patient experience scores reflect the compassionate and individualized care that we deliver.

Our thoracic surgeons work cooperatively with the oncologists of the Montana Cancer Center to provide comprehensive care for patients with lung cancer. 

  • Mediastinal tumors
  • Lung tumors
  • Pleural effusion
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax

Thoracic surgeons at the International Heart Institute are able to offer patients the latest in innovative minimally-invasive surgical techniques, reducing tissue trauma and allowing return to optimal function earlier than standard surgical incisions.

These techniques include:

  • VATS (video-assisted thoracic surgery) lobectomy
  • VATS lung biopsy
  • VATS for treatment of recurrent pneumothorax
  • Robotic lobectomy
  • Robotic thymectomy
  • Lung biopsies
  • Lobectomy
  • Minimally-invasive surgery
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Placement of Pleurx catheter for pleural effusion
  • Pleurodesis for pleural effusion
  • Robotic surgery
  • Thymectomy for myasthenia gravis

International Heart Institute

We're part of the International Heart Institute of Montana, a member of Providence Medical Group.

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