Mary Washington Healthcare is HERE for You!

Mary Washington Hospital is a 437-bed tertiary Medical Center that boasts a comprehensive thoracic surgery program developed and led by J. Timothy Sherwood, MD. This program has some of the best outcomes in the country and Dr. Sherwood ranks in the top 1% nationwide in patient satisfaction, as measured by an independent third party survey organization.

Our Thoracic Surgery program is a multidisciplinary program comprised of a team of surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses dedicated to providing top quality care.  We utilize state of the art operating room facilities, a top-rated anesthesia service and a dedicated thoracic patient unit, and our ICU is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by board-certified pulmonary Intensivists. To this day, this program remains the only general thoracic program in the region, and boasts some of the best outcomes in the country.


  • Mininally Invasive Lung Surgery - Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) including VATS Lobectomy and Segmentectomy (only performed by 23% and 5% of thoracic surgeons, respectively)
  • Minimally Invasive Esophageal, Hiatal Hernia, and Paraesophageal Hernia Surgery
  • Airway Surgery
    • Spray Cryotherapy
    • Laser Surgery
    • Tracheal and Bronchial Stent Placement
    • Tracheal Resection
    • Tracheoplasty for Tracheomalacia
  • Chest Wall Tumor Resection
  • Bronchoscopy with Superimension Navigational Bronchoscopy for lung mass biopsy and fiducial placement
  • Lung Resection
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Surgery for Hyperhidrosis
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