About the Thoracic Outlet Clinic

The Thoracic Outlet Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, is a multidisciplinary clinic that specializes in the care of patients with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). Our clinic is led by specialists experienced in the diagnosis, surgical and nonsurgical management of neurogenic and vascular thoracic outlet syndromes.

We offer a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment program tailored to the individual needs of patients suffering from TOS and related diseases.

Our team incorporates experts in the fields of thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management, neurology and spine - all committed to streamlining the management of this condition. 

What You Should Know About TOS

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Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)

The thoracic outlet is a small space just behind and below your collarbone. The blood vessels and nerves that supply your arm are located in this space. Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is the presence of hand and arm symptoms due to pressure against the nerves or blood vessels in the thoracic outlet area.

Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome


Depending on your symptoms, your doctor will be able to tell if you might have a nerve, vein, or artery problem which will then lead to an appropriate physical examination.

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Treatment (372x158)


Your particular treatment depends on the type of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome you have, as determined by your symptoms, physical examination and test results.

Meet Our Team (372x158)

Meet Our Team

Our team members are experts in thoracic outlet syndrome. Learn more.

Patient Information (372x158)

For TOS Patients

Thoracic outlet syndrome patient information as well as general patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.