About Ohio State’s Division of Thoracic Surgery
The Division of Thoracic Surgery is dedicated to providing multidisciplinary care for malignant and benign diseases of the chest. Our physicians collaborate with specialists across the medical center to provide comprehensive care for lung, esophageal and mediastinal diseases.
Welcome from the division director
Welcome to Ohio State's Division of Thoracic Surgery. We have grown to be one of the leading centers in the country and continue to use innovative technology in new and exciting ways such as robotic techniques to improve outcomes and recovery for our patients. Robotic procedures also support the robotic curriculum for our thoracic surgery fellowship, making our program a destination for specialists.
Robert Merritt, MD
Director, Division of Thoracic Surgery