Thoracic Surgery is a recognized specialty in Spain, torn of other surgical specialties, dependent on the Royal Decree 1014/1978. This is due to the high prevalence of chest diseases, specifically in lung cancer, which is the malignant tumor most diagnosed in male gender. Our specialty is a discipline that is dedicated to the study and treatment of conditions affecting both the chest as its contents: chest wall, pleura, lung, mediastinum, tracheobronchial tree, esophagus and diaphragm.

CTA-Alicante Thoracic Surgery, is a consultation that aims to comprehensively cover the care and assistance of the thoracic surgical pathology in all fields and aspects of the specialty.

This consultation accounts with two professionals who present an extensive experience within the specialty, Dr. Benno Baschwitz Gómez and Dr. Jorge Cerezal Garrido.

In addition, CTA is supproted by prestigious independent contributors, with provide adequate means to the diagnosis and treatment in the spectrum of surgical chest diseases.

Our reference centers, both for consultations and for interventions and explorations are Vistahermosa Hospital, Perpetuo Socorro Hospital and Medimar International Hospital, all three located in the city of Alicante (Spain).