Thoracic Surgery Earns Highest Honors for Lobectomy for Lung Cancer From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

July 29, 2022 by pmb3fz@virginia.edu

The University of Virginia’s Division of Thoracic Surgery earned a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for Lobectomy for Lung Cancer. Only the top 5% or so of programs nationwide achieve this rating. Patient outcomes from January 2019 through December 2021 show an extremely low level of operative mortality and major morbidity. Thank you to our surgeons, nurses, and support teams for all of your hard work in ensuring the best possible outcomes for our patients.

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