The Thoracic Surgery Department (Centre for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery) at Burjeel Medical City (BMC), Abu Dhabi, is dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the chest. We provide comprehensive management of a wide range of surgical conditions related to diseases of the lungs, chest wall, diaphragm, pleura, and airway, in addition to the surgical management of penetrating and blunt chest trauma. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge medical technology allow our highly qualified thoracic surgeons to offer patients an extensive range of treatment options. It adopts a minimally invasive approach to managing all thoracic conditions. This ensures lower recovery times and keeps hospital admission times to a minimum. Our thoracic surgery department adheres to the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol to ensure early pain-free recovery and early discharge. It utilizes advanced robotic technology to provide higher precision and accuracy in surgeries. BMC, non-intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery, and uniportal (Single 3cm Keyhole) video-assisted thoracic surgery to improve the success rates of operations.

Chest Trauma 

Chest Wall Tumors 

Primary Lung Cancer 

Palliative Procedures 

Critical Airway Disease 

Chest Wall Deformities 

Diagnostic Procedures 

Advanced Emphysema 

Diaphragmatic Conditions 

Pleural Disease Including Sepsis 

Secondary Lung Cancer (Metastases) 

Tracheal and Endobronchial Tumors 




Wedge Resections 

Tracheal Resections 

Endobronchial Stenting 

Critical Airway Procedures 

Endobronchial Coil Insertion 

Uniportal Vats Thymectomy 

Endobronchial Valve Insertion 

Lung Sparing Cancer Resections 

Uniportal Bullectomy and Pleurodesis 

Mediastinoscopy and Mediastinotomy 

Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction 

Chest Deformities Correction and Rib Fixation 

Tracheal And Endobronchial Tumor Laser Debulking 

Spontaneous Breathing Surgery (Non-Intubated Vats) 

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 

Uniportal Thoracoscopic Debridement and Decortication 

Insertion of Indwelling Pleural Catheter for Malignant Effusion 

NUSS Procedure (Minimally Invasive Chest Deformity Correction) 

Robotic-Assisted Thoracic Surgery 

Pulmonary Laser-Assisted Metastasectomy 

Laser Debulking of Tracheal and Endobronchial Lesions 

Non-Intubated Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (NIVATS) 

Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Using The 360 Degree Endocameleon Camera