Thoracic Robotic Surgery

Thoracic conditions are illnesses that affect the organs inside your chest, such as your lungs, heart or esophagus.

  • User interface on the back of the patient side cart
  • Nurse assisting the da Vinci Xi patient cart
  • Surgeon sitting at the da Vinci Xi surgeon console

When medicine, lifestyle changes or other options do not ease your symptoms or condition, your doctor may suggest surgery.

Surgery can include: open surgery through one large incision (cut) or minimally invasive surgery through a few small incisions.

Conditions Treated

  • Lung Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer

Types of Thoracic Surgery Procedures

  • Lobectomy
  • Posterior Mediastinal Mass Resection
  • Segmentectomy
  • Thymectomy

Thoracic Surgeon

Peter Baay, MD

Peter Baay, MD

Specialty: Thoracic/Cardio Surgery
Education: University of Texas Health Science Center-Southwestern Medical School
Residency: University of Utah Medical Center (Salt Lake City)
Fellowship: University of Utah Medical Center

Cottage Locations