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My practice covers the full range of thoracic surgery. This includes diseases of the Chest Wall, Trachea & Major Airways, Lung, pleura, mediastinum & Diaphragm both benign & Malignant. This includes an extensive variety of procedures that are diagnostic, therapeutic or palliative both open and thoracoscopic including video-assisted surgery (VATS).
I have trained in the UK and USA.
I have an interest in lung cancer, interstitial lung disease & COPD management; I’m the lead for the Endobronchial Lung Volume Reduction Service using both Valves & Coils.
I've been in my current consultant post at Southampton hospital since 2012
I'm also a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Clinical & Experimental Medicine at Southampton University Medical School
Areas of interest
Lung Volume Reduction including Endobronchial Coils & Endobronchial Valves
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS); Keyhole Surgery
Lung Cancer Surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at University Hospital Southampton
Lung Cancer Biomarkers
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
I’m married to a Consultant in Diabetes with 3 children, we like to engage in family activities so we cycle and trek together come rain or shine. My chosen charity is the British Red Cross for I which I fund raise through running such as the 2013 London Marathon and I am about to do the Bournemouth half Marathon soon!
(Additional) Languages spoken
Reference number 4382568
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2015