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Kunal Bhakhri, completed his Cardio-thoracic Surgery training at the Royal Papworth Hospital. He undertook a further fellowship in robotic thoracic surgery at Guy's Hospital.
He undertakes all aspects of General Thoracic Surgery, with a key focus on minimal access surgery and improved patient experience and outcomes.
Areas of interest
Robotic assisted (Keyhole) surgery & invasive surgery; Lung cancer surgery; Mesothelioma surgery; chest wall deformities & Pectus surgery (Nuss/Ravitch); pneumothorax; mediastinal surgery (thymectomy); Trauma & rib injuries
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon - University College Hospital London
NUSS procedure for pectus excavatum, the Ravitch procedure for pectus carinatum, pectus brace, as well as pectus vacuum bell.
He has presented extensively nationally and internationally about his expertise on robotic surgery.
Care and Compassion award - Royal Papworth Hospital.
National robotic fellowship
Ionescu SCTS fellowship.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Fluent
- Hindi - Fluent
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Fluent
- Swahili - Fluent
link to my list of internation peer reviewed publications:
Courses offered to GPs
Pectus deformity in young children
- FRCS (CTh) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2019
Reference number 6119887
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Surgeon UCLH 2020
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 2020
- Benslow LaneHITCHINSG4 9QZ
- 09:00 - 17:00
- 07813 848967
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