What to Expect
Patient Information about Major Thoracic & Esophageal Surgery
It is natural to have many concerns and questions about "major surgery". We feel that the more you know about the process, the less you will worry about the steps necessary to return you to a state of good health. The following are some general guidelines which we hope will help you understand the steps in this process.
Preparing for your first clinic visit
Preparing for your surgery & hospital stay
Swedish Thoracic Surgery / First Hill1101 Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Map & Directions
Becoming a Patient
Patient Stories of Strength
Swedish Thoracic Surgery is a proud member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, a not-for-profit organization representing over 6,800 surgeons, researchers and other health professionals worldwide dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care through education, research, and advocacy.
Swedish offers smoking-cessation resources including brochures and materials. Download a brochure