Advanced Treatments for Diaphragm and Phrenic Nerve Conditions

Anatomical image of the diaphragm

Diaphragm Disorders

The Diaphragm Center at CUIMC

The Diaphragm Center at Columbia offers unmatched diagnostic and treatment strategies for diaphragm and phrenic nerve conditions. The center performs a high volume of surgeries every year and has some of the most experienced and skilled clinicians in the field as part of its team.

Multidisciplinary Team of Experts

The Diaphragm Center is a collaboration of experts from across Columbia, including:

  • Thoracic surgeons
  • Pulmonologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Radiologists

Unmatched Expertise at Columbia

Our thoracic surgeons are part of one of the leading surgical programs in the nation. Columbia has pioneered many minimally invasive techniques and continues to lead the way toward innovative new surgical and non-surgical therapies.

Conditions We Treat

  • Bochdalek hernia
  • Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS)
  • Diaphragm paralysis and weakness
  • Diaphragm eventration
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Morgani hernia
  • Para-esophageal hernias