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Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center
At the Rod Taylor Thoracic Center at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, our team of dedicated, experienced physicians provide the latest treatments for all types of thoracic (chest) conditions. These include lung and esophageal cancers, as well as noncancerous thoracic conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). We use the latest knowledge and research to help select the treatment that’s right for your specific thoracic condition.
You will receive personalized care from a team of experts, including thoracic surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists and more. Your team works with you and your family to ensure you receive the care you need — from an accurate diagnosis to effective treatment.
We offer the latest thoracic treatment options, including robotic surgery, radiation therapy, the LINX device (used to treat GERD) and innovative clinical trial treatments. We provide treatments that offer fewer side effects, faster recovery and less pain when possible.
And we will help you navigate your entire care journey, offering nutritional support, education and integrative medicine care. Our whole-person approach focuses on your individual needs and concerns, helping you maintain a high quality of life throughout your thoracic treatment and beyond.
Advanced, Award-Winning Care
Our experienced thoracic surgeons and oncologists at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center set us apart from the rest. The team specializes in thoracic robotic surgery and are pioneers in performing minimally invasive procedures in Central Florida. Our surgeons were the first in the region to perform robotic thoracic surgery using the da Vinci® Surgical System.
In recognition of our quality care, our thoracic surgeons have been ranked among the “Top Doctors in Orlando” and “America’s Top Oncologists.” When you come to us for care, it's comforting to know that you have highly skilled experts on your side.
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When I met with the doctors at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, they were fantastic. They were very positive and uplifting and told me, “You’re going to get through this, no problem. We’re going to help you.” They gave me hope.
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