By Diane Stern, WBZ NewsRadio 1030

BOSTON (CBS) – Thoracic surgery has come a long way in recent years. Boston Medical Center is the first hospital in New England to offer port access robot lobectomies to treat lung cancer.

Dr. Hiran Fernando is the director of BMC’s Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Program.

He spoke with WBZ NewsRadio’s Diane Stern: