Dr. Vincent L. Moss in the Thoracic Surgery Division of MAMSURG is nationally recognized for performing innovative treatments for disorders of the structures and organs of the chest, particularly the lungs and esophagus.
Dr. Moss has played a leading role in the development and use of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in, which is much less invasive and involves fewer complications than traditional surgery.
The division of Thoracic Surgery offers a variety of minimally invasive procedures in treating:
- Lung Disease/ Cancer
- Esophageal Disease
- Tracheal Disease
- Mediastinal Disease / Thymus Disease / Myasthemia Gravis
- Sympathetic Chain Disorders / Hyperhidrosis
Some individuals are not ideal for surgery of any sort and/or some may elect to not have surgery at all. Dr. Moss has an affiliation to access for therapy involving the Cyberknife system.
The CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System is the world's only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body non-invasively and with sub-millimeter accuracy.
- The CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System
If you’re experiencing symptoms consistent with heartburn, first and foremost, you must see your primary care physician ASAP to make sure you’re not having a heart attack. . Despite its name, heartburn actually has nothing to do with the heart If that has been ruled out and you’ve been diagnosed with heartburn or you’re not sure if you have this debilitating disease, MAMSURG had the latest technology right in the office that can easily diagnose the problem and get you started on treat regiment immediately. If you’ve been diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and the treatment you’re currently on is not working, come into the office for the state-of – the art re-evaluation. Caused by regurgitation of gastric acid, heartburn is a painful or burning sensation in the esophagus, just below the breastbone The pain often rises in the chest and may radiate to the neck, throat, or angle of the jaw. Heartburn is also identified as one of the causes of chronic cough, and may even mimic asthma.. It is so called because of a burning sensation of the breastbone where the heart is located although some heart problems do have a similar sensation to heartburn. For more information on GERD, and the in-office technology offered for diagnosis and treatment, click on to the HEARTBURN CLINIC
SMOKING CESSATION LASER THERAPY
If you are like some 20% of Americans at the beginning of the new year, you've promised to make 2008 the year in which you finally buckle down and quit smoking. Unfortunately, for many smokers this is not an easy task. However, for those who participate in the MAMSURG Smoking Cessation Program, they will have the added advantage of a unique and very effective new method to help them quit -- Laser Therapy. For more information on this unique, painless and effective treatment option, click on to SMOKING CESSATION LASER THERAPY.