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Department’s Brief History

The department, which was conjoined with the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery until 2002, was established in 2002 as its own department with a faculty member and an attending. The department, which started to provide services in its new clinic with 12 beds in 2011, currently serves with 3 faculty members, 16 clinical and 2 intensive care unit beds. Since the day it was established, Thoracic Surgery Department has had the necessary surgical approach in all pathologies related to Thoracic Surgery.

Resident Training Process

Thoracic Surgery Assistant Training period is 5 years, with 1 year of rotation.

Research Areas and ve Service Areas

  • Staging and surgical treatment of lung cancer
  • Surgical treatment of benign lung diseases
  • Surgical treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the mediastinum
  • All types of videothoracoscopic resection and approach
  • Trachea Surgery
  • Surgical Approach to Chronic Pulmonary Embolism
  • Diagnosis and treatment of thoracic trauma
  • Establishing the necessary infrastructure for lung transplantation in the coming years