Thoracic  Oncology


Thoracic Surgery at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center

The Division of Thoracic Surgery is directed by Steven D. Herman, M.D., FACS, and an internationally recognized thoracic surgeon.

Thoracic surgery encompasses the diagnosis, management and treatment of lung cancer and other chest diseases, including mesothelioma, chest wall growths or congenital abnormalities, mediastinal tumors, esophageal cancer, esophageal motility issues and metastatic tumors to the chest region. The Thoracic Surgery Service provides a multidisciplinary team approach that works closely with specialists in pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, and wide-ranging support services.  Our Service interacts closely with the Lung Cancer Screening Program sponsored by Mountainside Medical Center Medical Center, as well as the Thoracic Surgical Program at Hackensack University Medical Center.

Our Team
From left to right: Cinnamon Ballard, Medical Secretary, Valentina Kokler, P.A., Steven Herman, M.D., FACS, Susana Berezkin, R.N.


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