Advanced Care for Adults Suffering From Lung Disease 

The Lung Institute is led by Dr. David J. Sugarbaker, who is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery and an internationally recognized leader in thoracic surgery and mesothelioma. Learn more about us.

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Meet Our Team

Our board-certified physicians specialize in the treatment of mesothelioma and other cancers of the lung. Learn more about our experts.

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For Patients

General patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.

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Specialties

Specialties working together in the Lung Institute include medical oncology, pulmonary medicine, radiation oncology and radiology. Our experts specialize in mesothelioma, heart and lung transplantation, lung cancer, minimally invasive surgery, and more.

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Across the miles: 10 years after my mesothelioma diagnosis

At age 36 Heather Von St. James was a new mom when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Watch her story.

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Q&A: What you should know about VATS lobectomy

Early stage lung cancer patients may have a less invasive option when it comes to surgery. Read more.

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News and Events

Read about lung-related research, faculty, news and events at Baylor College of Medicine.