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MaineGeneral Surgery (Thoracic)


Welcome to MaineGeneral Surgery (Thoracic), located at the Thayer Center for Health (TCH) in Waterville and the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta (ACH).

Our thoracic surgeons, Dr. Philip Peverada and Dr. Tammy Gleeson, collectively have nearly 40 years of experience in the practice of non-cardiac thoracic surgery.

Dr. Peverada is board certified in both general and cardio-thoracic surgery and Dr. Gleeson is board certified in cardio-thoracic surgery. Their practice covers all facets of thoracic surgery.

In addition to seeing patients at the TCH and ACH, Dr. Peverada and Dr. Gleeson also work closely with the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care in Augusta to coordinate treatment of their patients with cancer.

Our Services

  • Treatment of benign and malignant disease of the esophagus including cancer, reflux and motility disorders

  • Treatment of benign and malignant conditions of the lungs, mediastinum and chest wall

  • Open, minimally invasive and robotic procedures for management of lung nodules/cancer, esophageal disease, mediastinal disease and other conditions

  • Electromagnetic navigational guided bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound for lung and lymph node diagnostic biopsies

  • Upper GI and respiratory endoscopy

  • SuperDimension or guided bronchoscopic procedures

  • Lung cancer screening

  • Lung nodule clinic/multidisciplinary clinic

Contact Us

Our offices are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Thayer Center for Health: (207) 861-6550
  • Alfond Center for Health: (207) 621-4116