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Thoracic Surgery ProceduresBillings Clinic Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
To Make an Appointment:
Your physician may schedule your appointment or you may call us at 406-238-2500
or -1-800-332-7156.
801 N. 29th St.
2nd Floor
Billings, MT 59101

Billings Clinic thoracic surgeons provide surgical evaluation and treatment for pulmonary, chest cavity and chest wall conditions related to the following.

  • Surgical treatment of cancer
  • Collapsed lung repair
  • Removal of diseased or infected lung tissue
  • Treatment of pulmonary embolism (blood clot located in an artery of the lungs)
  • Treatment of fluid buildup around the lungs

Advanced techniques such as Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS), robotic-assisted surgery and minimally-invasive are utilized when appropriate.

Some thoracic surgical procedures at Billings Clinic are performed utilizing the da Vinci surgical system. These include:

  • Robotic Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery – removal of a lobe of the lung (Lobectomy)
  • Removal of part of the lung (Wedge Resection)
  • Lung biopsy
  • Biopsy of membrane tissue around the lung (Pleural biopsy )
  • Creating an opening in the membrane that surrounds the heart (Pericardial window )
  • Removal of the thymus gland (Thymectomy)
  • Chest cavity tumor removal (Mediastinal mass resection)
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