At the Rod Taylor Thoracic Center at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, our specialized physicians provide proven 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 are pioneers in offering the latest thoracic diagnostic and treatment options, including immunotherapy, robotic surgery, advanced radiation therapy, the LINX® device to treat GERD and clinical trial treatments. We are also the first in Florida to offer the Monarch™ Platform for a new level of precision in detecting and diagnosing lung cancer.
More than 90 percent of our thoracic surgeries are performed minimally invasive, allowing our patients to recover faster with less pain and trauma.
Our interdisciplinary group of experts includes thoracic surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists and more. Your personalized team works with you and your family to ensure you receive the care you need — from an accurate diagnosis to the best possible treatment.
Comprehensive care we provide includes nutritional support, education and integrative medicine options. 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.
Excellence in providing patient-centered, coordinated care
Accredited by the American College of Surgeons for cancer treatment
Educating surgeons on the latest robotic surgery techniques
3-star quality rating for lobectomy lung cancer surgery
Physicians at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center are fighting lung cancer with innovative technology to view the inside of the lungs and obtain tissue samples for biopsy.
Thoracic surgery is dedicated to the treatment of diseases of the chest. The Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center provides state-of-the art diagnostics and treatments for lung and esophageal cancer.
Our Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Care team brings together experts in pulmonary, oncology and surgery with specialization in thoracic cancers and conditions, to recommend the ideal, consensus-based treatment plan for each patient’s unique situation.
As a designated Screening Center of Excellence (SCOE), Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center is recognized for being committed to responsible, high-quality screening practices. SCOE designation at our downtown Orlando clinic ensures safe and efficient low-dose CT screening for lung cancer.
At Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, we offer the newest, state-of-the-art radiation therapies to provide you the safest and most effective cancer treatments. We’re the first in Central Florida to offer proton therapy and MRIdian® therapy.