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India's Largest Volume, Comprehensive Chest Surgery & Chest Onco-Surgery Centre

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi has an established Institute of Chest Surgery with a dedicated team of Thoracic Surgeons offering comprehensive Surgical Chest Care involving the organs of the thorax, including the esophagus, trachea and the chest wall. We work closely with our expert colleagues in Pulmonology, Medicine, Gastroenterology, Critical care, Medical oncology, Radiologist and other specialities for comprehensive, innovative and supportive care to our patients. Our patients are pain free in the post operative period due to extensive support from the pain medicine department. We have dedicated respiratory therapist for our patients who helps them come out of the bed on same or first post operative day. The nurse coordinators helps the patients understand their treatment, schedule their multiple test and address their needs.

The method of surgery has been very versatile. We offer open method of surgery, Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and Robotic surgery according to different surgical conditions. We have wide spectrum of surgical conditions.

We pride ourselves on using evidence based medicine and cutting edge technology to provide the best care possible to our patients. Our mission is to compassionately restore the fullness of health to patients through surgical excellence, technology and dedication.

India’s first accredited 3 year’s Training Program in Thoracic Surgery i.e. DNBE (Post M.S./DNBE in General Surgery) was started by the National Board of Examinations at Centre for Chest Surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in January 2014.

The team offers surgeries for the entire spectrum of surgical chest diseases:



VATS Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy and Sub-Lobar resections for Lung Cancer and Carcinoids
Complex lung resections for carcinoma and other tumours including chest wall resections
Parenchyma preserving surgery for Lung cancer- “Sleeve Resections”
Resection of pulmonary secondaries -“Pulmonary Metastatectomy”
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS) for Emphysema
Bullectomy and Blebectomy for Bullous Lung disease
Lung resections for Hydatid Cyst and other cystic lung diseases
Lung resections for Aspergilloma, Mucormycosis and other fungal infections
Lung resections for Tuberculosis and its complications
Lung resections for Congentinal Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM) and Congenital Lobar Emphysema (CLE)



VATS and Open Oesophageal resections for malignancy
Surgery for benign oesophageal disorders
Surgery for Corrosive strictures of Oesophagus
Surgery for Oesophageo-tracheal fistula
Surgery for Oesophageal and Foregut duplication cysts
Surgery for Oesophageal Motility disorders



Surgery for pleural diseases such as empyema and papapneumonic loculated effusions - “Decortication”
Surgery for Hemothorax and Chylothorax
Tumors of Pleura Pleural biopsy Pleurectomy Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural



Tracheal resections for strictures or stenosis, tumours and trauma
Surgery for Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula
Surgery for Tracheomalacia



Mediastinal tumour Resection (VATS and open surgery)
Thymectomy: Surgery for Myasthenia Gravis and Thymic Tumor (Thymoma, Thymic Carcinoma)
Surgery for Pediatric Neurogenic tumors and cysts of the mediastinum
Surgery for Ectopic Parathyroid Adenomas



Surgery for Chest wall tumors (Bone and Soft tissue tumors)
Surgery for Chest trauma and rib fractures
Rib fixation for Flail Chest
Surgery for Congenital Chest deformities - Pectus Excavatum and Pectus Carinatum



Surgery for Pericardial Cysts
Pericardial Window or Fenestration for recurrent pericardial effusions/tamponade


Surgery for Diaphragmatic Paralysis or palsy - “Plication of diaphragm”
Surgery for Diaphragmatic Hernias
Surgery for Rupture or tear of diaphragm


Surgery for Sweaty palms and feet (Hyperhidrosis) - “ Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy”
Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Cervical Rib
Surgery for Thyroid Cancers and other Thyroid diseases
Surgery for Parathyroid diseases
Day Care diagnostic thoracoscopy and mediastinoscopy
Airway stenting and laser interventions

Our Commitment

We are offering the best CHEST Surgical care using state-of-the-art Technology at an affordable cost to all our patients.


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