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Thoracic Surgery

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Albany Med has one of the most experienced thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology teams in northeastern New York. Our thoracic surgeons are highly skilled and renowned as leaders in their field and focused on individualized, compassionate care.

Albany Med’s thoracic oncology group includes board certified surgeons, oncologists, and radiologists who are specifically trained to treat patients with cancers of the lungs and esophagus. This multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to ensure that each patient receives highly individualized, coordinated care. 

From surgical treatments to non-surgical treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation, emotional support, and long-term management, the thoracic oncology group is dedicated to bringing the best care to patients. At Albany Med, our team of surgical oncologists is committed to providing the highest possible standard of care. 

Our thoracic surgery team includes:

Thomas Fabian, MD
Section Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, Multi-Specialty Lung Cancer Program

Lung cancer                                                
Esophageal cancer
Minimally invasive esophagectomy
Minimally invasive VATS lobectomy

Charles Bakhos, MD

Lung cancer
Esophageal diseases and cancer
Minimally invasive esophagectomy
Minimally invasive VATS lobectomy

Hilton Hosannah II, MD

Pacemaker laser lead extractions
Permanent pacemaker implantations
Thoracic surgery

The thoracic surgical team is supported by nurses, anesthetists and other health professionals trained in thoracic oncology that assist in providing complete and coordinated care throughout the surgical process.