Thoracic Surgery

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Thoracic Expertise

What is Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery refers to surgeries done on organs in the chest including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. A Thoracic Surgeon is essential in cases where patients need severe attention and advanced surgical procedures that cannot be completed by general surgeons. Some of the procedures completed by thoracic surgeons include lung and heart complex surgical procedures, lung cancer and airway reconstruction.

Cardio Thoracic Conditions Treated at AZHD:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Thymoma / Teratoma/ Lymphoma
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Congenital Cyst & Tumors
  • Lymph Node Disorders
  • Chest Wall Repair
  • Lung Puncture


At Al Zahra Hospital Dubai, we ensure that our patients get the care they deserve by providing integrated services from assessment and diagnosis to surgical procedures and after care. We are committed to give you the care you deserve.

Meet Our Team

Our team of highly qualified and experienced physicians drawn from across the world

  • Dr. Babar Bashir Chaudhri

    Consultant Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeon

    Dr. Babar Bashir Chaudhri

    Consultant Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeon
    Dr. Chaudhri studied Medicine at the University of Cambridge and has been in clinical practice since 1992. He was comprehensively trained in cardiac and thoracic surgery in London and Scotland. He then super specialized in aortic, mitral and minimally invasive cardiac surgery and heart as well as lung transplantation during fellowships in Harefield and Freeman Hospitals in the UK and in MHH, Hannover, Germany. He has performed more than 5500 adult cardiac surgical operations and 900 major thoracic operations.

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