thoracic surgery

100 Years in the Making: How Patients Benefit from Thoracic Robotic Surgery

John F. Lazar, MD, Director of Thoracic Robotics January 22, 2019

When the first minimally invasive surgery—also called laparoscopic surgery—was performed in the early 1900s, a surgeon would use a hollow…

Welcome to the New Lung and Esophageal Center

John F. Lazar, MD, Director of Thoracic Robotics June 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: The photo above was taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s newly opened Lung and…