Geoffrey Pelz, MD is one of the Thoracic Surgeons part of the Hackensack University Medical Group at HUMC. He completed his Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center and then joined HUMC in 2013. He has a strong focus on performing minimally invasive procedures whenever possible including VATS (video assisted thoracic surgery), Robotic surgery, and endobronchial ultrasound. He was the first surgeon to perform an ION robotic bronchoscopy case in the state of New Jersey in June 2020. His clinical interests include lung cancer, hiatal hernias, benign and malignant esophageal diseases, and mediastinal tumors. His commitment to minimally invasive surgery provides patients with shorter hospital stays, quicker recovery, and overall better outcomes.