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Ryan A. Macke, MD
Dr. Macke is certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He specializes in general and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. His practice includes the treatment of diseases of the esophagus/foregut, lung, mediastinum, chest wall, and diaphragm. Dr. Macke utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, etc.) to the management of esophageal and gastroesophageal cancer, Barrett’s esophagus, lung cancer, and other malignancies of the chest. In addition, he has a particular interest in benign diseases of the esophagus and foregut, including the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, esophageal diverticula, giant paraesophageal hernias, and other hernias of the diaphragm.
Dr. Macke provides a wide range of services including Advanced Lung Disease Program, Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Barrett's Esophagus, Endoscopic Photodynamic Therapy, Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS), Fluoresence Endoscopic Surveillance, Laparoscopic and Robotic Nissen Fundoplication, Laparoscopic and Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy, Redo Anti-Reflux Surgery, Segmentectomy, Thoracoscopic Lobectomy, Thoracoscopic Lymphadenectomy, Thoracoscopic Talc Pleurodesis, Thoracoscopic Thymectomy, Thoracotomy (Vertical Muscle Sparing Incision), and Wedge Resection.
Dr. Macke’s research interests include the pathophysiology and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal cancer, novel and minimally invasive techniques for surgical management of diseases of the chest, thoracic oncology outcomes, surgical education (patient and physician training), and simulation training.