MD Anderson Cancer Center

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The Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center provides high-level, continuous care for patients with lung, esophageal and other cancers that can form in the chest.  MD Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando has a full compliment of lung cancer specialists working together in a collaborative environment to formulate the most advanced and personalized treatment plan for our patients.


  • Our patient satisfaction scores for our center are in the top 10 percent of the country.
  • Ninety-three percent of our patients would definitely recommend us to a loved one as a treatment facility.
  • Our center was the first in Central Florida to offer a minimally invasive approach to lung cancer surgery using VATS.
  • In 2007, our surgeons were the first in Central Florida to perform a robotic thoracic surgery using the da Vinci® Surgical System.
  • MD Anderson – Orlando has the only thoracic surgeons in Central Florida who are specially trained in advanced surgery of thoracic tumors and focused only in the practice of non-cardiac general thoracic surgery and thoracic cancers.
  • Our thoracic surgeons routinely perform minimally invasive procedures including VATS, lobectomy and the da Vinci ® robotic surgery.
  • The esophagectomy procedure at MD Anderson – Orlando is performed with a record low of complications and mortality – even lower than the national average.