Pulmonology | Hackensack Meridian Health   

Pulmonology | Hackensack Meridian Health

Pulmonology & Lung Surgery at HUMC - Outcomes that Exceed National Averages

Hackensack University Medical Center world-renowned thoracic oncology specialists provide leading-edge care for lung and esophageal cancers with outcomes that exceed national averages — providing patients with a full range of innovative treatment options. Our thoracic oncology team is involved in pioneering clinical trials and is internationally recognized for using groundbreaking robotic-assisted surgery techniques to deliver minimally invasive care with faster recovery times, shorter hospital stays, and outcomes that exceed national averages. We use advanced surgical, medical and radiation therapies to treat complex tumors that may be considered inoperable or untreatable at other centers and new hope for patients.

Thoracic Surgery
Elevating Lung Surgery Consistency, Quality and Efficiency at Hackensack University Medical Center

Dual surgeon approaches, consensus care decisions and integrated imaging and robotic surgery technology maximize resources and enhance thoracic surgery care

Day of Surgery Discharge
Same-Day Discharge after Thoracic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center

Streamlined care protocols, continual process improvement and Ion adoption deliver superior outcomes and quick discharge

ION Broncoscopy
Real-time CT Imaging Boosts Ion Bronchoscopy Lung Biopsy Success to 90% at Hackensack University Medical Center

In-procedure imaging adjusts for body movement for greater accuracy during lesion biopsy

Multi Modal Patient Case
Patient Successfully Treated for Three Lung Cancer Incidences over 8-Year Span at Hackensack University Medical Center

Robotic surgery, Ion bronchoscopy, radiation and early detection in follow-up engaged in multimodal treatment strategy

Longitudinal Care
Longitudinal Care Ensures Early Detection of Recurrent and Subsequent Lung Cancers at Hackensack University Medical Center

CT Screening program follows lung cancer patients with semiannual or annual screenings to address increased cancer risks following primary cancer

Top 3 For Robotic Surgery
Hackensack University Medical Center Is New Jersey’s Busiest Robotic Surgery Center for Lung Cancer

Top 3 metro area center offers shorter length of stay and collaborative surgery expertise

Lung Cancer Survivorship
Lung Cancer Survivorship Program Ensures Comprehensive Follow-up at Hackensack University Medical Center

Nurse practitioners join thoracic surgeons in long-range patient follow-up for growing lung cancer surgery program

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