Department Information


General Thoracic Surgery

Medical Services

photo:Prof. SUZUKI Hidemi
Prof. SUZUKI Hidemi

Welcome to the Department of General Thoracic Surgery at Chiba University Hospital. If you are referred to our hospital for thoracic surgery, we will give you our best practice for your disease and be sure to contribute to your recovery.
We provide a full range of treatments for patients who require surgery for benign or malignant diseases of the lung, pleura, mediastinum, and chest wall (see below in detail). Other specialist areas of expertise include Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (known as VATS) thymectomy for myasthenia gravis.
Our department carries out diagnosis, treatment with the aim to cure and palliate patient's symptoms. We also have a particular interest in minimally-invasive surgery include VATS and respiratory muscle sparing surgery.
Furthermore, we have started robotic surgery (da Vinci Surgical System), and lung transplant program for progressive, benign lung diseases.

Target Diseases


Professor SUZUKI Hidemi MOTOHASHI Shinichiro
Staff TANAKA Kazuhisa TAMURA Hajime
INAGE Teruhisa TOYODA Takahide


TEL: +81-43-222-7171