Department of Thoracic Surgery was established on the 1st of June 2012 on the soil of Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin and University Hospital in Martin. The whole current work of thoracic surgeons in Martin has made sufficient conditions for independent existence: professional credit, own cadence with possibility of its extention, improved spatial capacity in the new pavilion, long-term excellent results of work, chief specialist in thoracic surgery, solving and co-solving part in several research projects.
The department has two attested thoracic surgeons, two surgeons with attestation in general surgery, separate nursing staff. The inpatient department with oxygen distribution and central suction is placed on the third floor of the new modern surgical pavilion. There are 2 or 3 bed rooms with own bathroom and TV.
We closely cooperate with Department of Pneumology and Phthisiology in Martin and other nearby pneumological departments in diagnostics. The treatment and post-operative care is provided in cooperation with Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Intensive Care Unit, departments of oncology and with consultants from other departments. Our surgeons and nurses work daily from 13.00 till 15.30 in the outpatient clinic of The Department of Thoracic Surgery on the ground floor of the surgical pavilion.