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Dr. Lynne Skaryak

Dr. Lynne A. Skaryak, a board certified thoracic and general surgeonwith Chesapeake Surgical Specialists. Dr. Skaryak is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. She has been involved in many multi-disciplinary thoracic oncology clinics and tumor boards for the most up-to-date care of patients.Her areas of expertise include malignancies of the lung, esophagus and chest wall. She is also experienced in in minimally invasive pulmonary and esophageal surgery, endoscopic laser therapy and stent insertion, percutaneous tracheostomy, stereotactic radiosurgery and chest wall resections.

Recent Posts

7 Things You Can Do to Quit Smoking

Posted by Dr. Lynne Skaryak on Apr 23, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Getting healthy is not just about losing weight or getting fit. Quitting smoking and getting your lung health in check are other resolutions that can better your health. It may seem like another improbable goal, but you can do it! Follow these suggestions to achieve your health goals:

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Topics: Lung Health, Smoking

What is a Low Dose CT Scan?

Posted by Dr. Lynne Skaryak on Nov 15, 2017 7:15:00 AM

Do You Qualify?

Medicare recently approved the coverage for the lung cancer screening which includes a low-dose CT scan. We are hoping that most other insurance companies follow suit in approving this coverage. To qualify for the screening, you must be 55 to 77 years old and:

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Topics: Women's Health, Health Care 101

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Lung Cancer

Posted by Dr. Lynne Skaryak on Nov 8, 2017 7:38:00 AM

It’s easy to get lost in sea of pink ribbons in October, making it hard to refocus on yet another cancer awareness month. But November ushers in Lung Cancer Awareness month, and although it claims a place as a “lesser known” cancer in the research and publicity world, it has had a few recent breakthroughs of its own.

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Topics: Cancer Care, Women's Health

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