Regional Cancer Center ~ Erie, PA

Thoracic Surgery

Dedicated thoracic surgeons from UPMC Hamot and Saint Vincent Health System compliment the multidisciplinary team and hold office hours at The Regional Cancer Center several times per month. Board certified in thoracic surgery, the surgeons have a special interest in lung cancer and thoracic malignancies. Surgical procedures are performed at the hospitals. Whenever possible, minimally invasive techniques such as video-assisted thoracosopic surgery (VATS) are utilized.

Our Thoracic Surgeon Team


Saint Vincent Hospital



Aron T. Goldberg, MD


Thomas Person

UPMC Hamot



Leo Fitzgibbon, MD


Walter Rizzoni, MD


Manisha Shende, MD

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