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Expertise treating thoracic cancer and conditions in Northern Virginia

Inova Thoracic Oncology Program offers new treatments and new hope for people with lung cancer, cancer of the esophagus and other serious thoracic conditions. The program is the only fully-integrated thoracic oncology service in Northern Virginia and builds on the national reputation of Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute, the largest cancer program in Virginia and the Baltimore-Washington metro area.

The depth and breadth of our cancer services mean patients have access to leading-edge surgical and non-surgical techniques, including the latest minimally invasive surgeries that allow for quicker recovery.

Get to know our program

Dr.Khandhar surgery Sandeep Khandhar, MD
Thoracic Surgeon
Surgical Director 

Inova Thoracic Oncology Program


Carrie FriedmanMeet our patient care navigator, Carrie Friedman, RN, BS. Carrie is happy to answer your questions. You can contact her at 703-776-3777 or

The specialists and staff at Inova Thoracic Oncology Program know that people facing lung cancer, esophageal cancer and other complex thoracic conditions benefit most from an integrated, coordinated approach to care.

Our commitment to you is the best care possible, from diagnosis through treatment and follow-up, utilizing the latest innovative technology available, and delivered by a compassionate and collaborative team of Inova healthcare professionals.