Thoracic Surgery Support Services | Thoracic Surgery | Loyola Medicine

Thoracic Surgery Support Services

Our Support Services Help Care for the Body and Soul

We work with you to understand your thoracic condition and pursue the right treatment plan, personalized for your specific case. The thoracic surgery team includes physicians, counselors, dietitians, physical therapists and advanced practice nurses who are dedicated to helping you through the treatment process. We also offer support groups for patients, family members and other caregivers who provide support to patients.

Lung Transplant

These two groups are for patients, family members and other caregivers who are providing support to pre- and post- operative lung tranplant patients. Contact Susan Long at 708-216-5454 or slong@lumc.edu for more information.

Mesothelioma Multidisciplinary Group

We can provide support for patients, family members and other caregivers who are providing support to mesothelioma patients. For more information, call 888-584-7888.

Genetic Counseling for Cancer Patients

We offer genetic counseling for select cancer patients to further understand their inherited cancer risk. For more information on genetic counseling, call 888-584-7888.