Dr Richard Battafarano
Dr. Richard Battafarano is the chief of the division of general thoracic surgery and regional director of thoracic surgery for Johns Hopkins Medicine. He specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant diseases and lesions of the chest, including minimally invasive operations such as video-assisted thoracscopic surgery (VATS) for lung and esophageal cancers. He also has a special interest in treating Barrett's esophagus, emphysema, mesothelioma and paraesophageal hernias. Visit: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/surgery/div/Thoracic.html. lung cancer, cancers of the chest, mesothelioma, emphysema, achalasia, esophageal cancers, thymoma, general surgeon, thoracic surgeon, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Barrett's Esophagus, Benign Esophageal Conditions, Lung Nodules, Mesothelioma, Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Paraesophageal Hernia, Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery, VATS