Chairman, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Mount Sinai Health System
Dr. Raja Flores is Chairman of the Department of Thoracic Surgery and the Steven and Ann Ames Professor in Thoracic Surgery for the Mount Sinai Health System.
Dr. Flores is a recognized leader in the field of thoracic surgery for his pioneering efforts in the treatment of mesothelioma. He has established VATS lobectomy, a minimally invasive approach using three small incisions, as the gold standard in the surgical treatment of lung cancer.