Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has several outpatient and urgent care centers throughout South Florida, including on-demand, virtual care.
Walk-in urgent care with no appointment needed.
Serving as your child's primary doctor's office.
Pediatric specialty consultations available closer to home.
A full range of comprehensive services all under one roof.
Connect with providers from the comfort of your own home.
With over 800 pediatric clinicians on staff, we’re dedicated to helping you connect with the right specialist for your needs.
We have expertise in treating children and educating families on hundreds of different conditions.
We use cutting-edge, specialized treatments and procedures to ensure the best care for your child.
Also known as: cardiothoracic surgery or thoracoscopy for mediastinal tumors, thymoma, myasthenia gravis surgery, esophageal replacement, tracheoesophageal fistula, bronchopulmonary malformation, CPAM, Congenital pulmonary airway malformation, pulmonary sequestration.
Thoracic surgery is a general term used to define any surgical procedure that’s performed in or on the chest. It can be used to treat conditions such as esophageal problems, gastroesophageal reflux, lung malformations, tumors in the chest and rib reconstruction after a major injury.
The nature of thoracic surgery can vary widely depending on the type of problem that is present and the specific nature of the procedure. It may involve a large chest incision for open surgery, although minimally invasive procedures performed with video-assisted or robot-assisted techniques are becoming more prevalent.
Reviewed by: Cathy Anne Burnweit, MD
This page was last updated on: January 20, 2022 04:36 PM