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Thoracic Surgery

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Tracey Weigel 

Meet Westchester Top Doctor Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Tracey L. Weigel


Department of Surgery




Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Our Phone Number: 914.493.8793

The Division of Thoracic Surgery here at Westchester Medical Center is headed by top-ranking, highly experienced physicians who strive tirelessly to ensure that each patient receives the best possible treatment options and can take advantage of some of the newest, most advanced surgical techniques and cancer therapies available. We treat a variety of diseases of the chest, which include lung masses, pleural effusions, RSD, Zencker's diverticulum, esophageal cancer, GIST and others.

If you or a family member is looking for high quality, personalized care, then choose Westchester Medical Center when considering robotic, endoscopic or open thoracic procedures. Our physicians offer our thoracic surgery patients the compassionate, quality care that they deserve. Please click on each tab to find out more about our services, providers and contact information.

Click here for more information about Thoracic Surgery from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons homepage.



  • Lung mass/nodule/obstruction
  • Mesothelioma
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Thymoma/Thymic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal and hiatal hernias
  • Pleural effusions
  • RSD/ hyperhidrosis
  • Zencker’s diverticulum
  • Mediastinal mass
  • Epiphrenic diverticulum
  • Enteric or bronchogenic duplication cyst
  • Esophageal leiomyoma
  • Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)


  • Minimally Invasive, Video Assisted (VATS)
  • Lobectomy
  • Segmentectomy /sublobar resection
  • Esophagectomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Symphathectomy
  • Paraesophageal and hiatal hernia repair
  • Heller myotomy, Dor or Nissen Fundoplication
  • Pleural biopsy/pleurodesis (talc or doxycycline)

Robotic Procedures

  • Lobectomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal and Hiatal Hernia repair
  • Heller Myotomy, Dor or Nissen Fundoplicaton

Endoscopic Procedures

  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Endobronchial cryotherapy, tumor ablation, stenting for bleeding or obstruction
  • Esophageal cryotherapy, tumor ablation, stenting for obstruction

Open Procedures

  • Thoracocomy
  • Pancoast Tumor Resecton
  • Extrapleural Pneumonectomy
  • Chest Wall Desmoid Resection
  • Chondrosarcoma Resection
  • Belsey Mark IV Hiatal Hernia repair
  • Transthoracic Nissen Fundoplication

Robotic Procedures

  • Lobectomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal and Hiatal Hernia repair
  • Heller Myotomy, Dor or Nissen Fundoplicaton

The da Vinci XI Robot Technology

General Information

Phone: 914.493.8793

Administrative and Academic

Sandra Finan
Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Road
Macy Pavilion
Valhalla, NY 10595

Office Appointments

Westchester Medical Center
100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
914.493.8793 (or 914.493.8115, Luanne Reason)

1561 Ulster Avenue, 2nd Floor
Lake Katrine, NY 12449
Phone: 845.383.1759

Weigel, Tracey L.
Weigel, Tracey L.
Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Professor of Surgery
General Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Surgical Oncology
Thoracic Surgery
Carroll, Francis X.
Carroll, Francis X.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Vascular Surgery
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