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Creating Positive Outcomes

Find hope for healing of thoracic and esophageal conditions here. Internationally recognized surgeon Farid Gharagozloo, MD, FACS, leads GRI's Thoracic Surgery Program at AdventHealth Celebration. Using the latest robotic-assisted technology and advanced treatments, his team is creating positive outcomes for lung, chest and esophageal disorders.

Together, da Vinci® surgery technology and your doctor have the ability to perform complex procedures through just a few small openings.

About Dr. Farid Gharagozloo

Internationally recognized surgeon Farid Gharagozloo, MD, FACS, is leading the new Thoracic Surgery Program at AdventHealth Celebration. Using the latest robotic-assisted technology and advanced treatments, his team is creating positive outcomes for lung, chest and esophageal disorders.
Dr. Gharagozloo specializes in minimally invasive surgical approaches for thoracic, esophageal, gastrointestinal and lung diseases. As a board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeon, he brings extensive surgical experience and direction to the program.

And through his research efforts, he continues to advance thoracic medicine for the benefit of patients and doctors worldwide. Dr. Gharagozloo is also a published expert in advanced robotic-assisted surgery techniques. He has revolutionized minimally invasive surgical techniques using medical robotics for many thoracic disorders. Under his direction, his team performs minimally invasive surgeries, work closely with experts throughout the field and conduct ongoing studies—all to provide lasting solutions for your condition.

Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

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Meet Your Care Coordinator

We realize there are many challenges you and your family may face when making health care decisions. You want care that meets all your needs and helps you get back to living life.

The AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute has a comprehensive approach to creating an individual plan of care just for you. Our entire team strives to deliver treatment in a logical, connected and timely manner. That's why we provide personal care coordination to guide and support you every step of the way.

Hannah Hallman Quirk, BSN, RN, MS E.D.

Hannah Hallman Quirk, BSN, RN, MS E.D., is the program’s oncology and thoracic clinical care coordinator.

Hannah is a registered nurse with a background in oncology and PCU (progressive care unit), as well as a former science teacher. She is a key contact through the entire surgical process, starting with pre-operative education. If you are scheduled for a surgical procedure requiring one or more overnight stays, Hannah will be checking on you frequently. This is to ensure your needs are being met for the duration of the stay. She also assists with educating you on the care you need following your discharge from the hospital. This includes making sure you are thoroughly informed and comfortable enough to care for yourself at home.

Anyone can self-refer to our clinical care coordinator at any time. All calls are free and confidential, and no insurance is required to talk to Hannah. To learn more or to schedule a consultation with our Oncology and Thoracic Surgery Program clinical care coordinator, call 407-303-4877.

Conditions and Treatments

Our Thoracic Surgery Program treats a range of conditions, diseases and cancers that affect the lungs and gastrointestinal system. It specializes in the most advanced treatments for Esophageal Disorders, Lung Disorders, and Nerve and Vascular Disorders:

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