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Professor Lang-Lazdunski qualified in 1991 and trained in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery in the Paris rotation, France. He was recruited as a consultant thoracic surgeon at Guy's Hospital in 2003 and promoted to Professor of Thoracic surgery in 2012. He has developed and currently leads one the largest mesothelioma program in Europe. He is a world-renowned expert in minimally invasive thoracic surgery and complex thoracic surgery.
Areas of interest
Pleural mesothelioma. Lung cancer. Thymoma and tumours of the mediastinum. Pneumothorax. Pleural effusions. Minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS). Complex thoracic surgery
- Kitti Katona
- The Lister Hospital Lister House Chelsea Bridge Road LONDON SW1W 8RH
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust
Malignant pleural mesothelioma and lung cancer; tumour biology; targeted therapy; genomics.
Laureate, Surgery Prize, French National Academy of Medicine for my research in Cardiothoracic surgery (2002).
More than 110 publications in peer-reviewed journals in the specialty of cardiothoracic surgery.
Contributions to several textbooks
Courses offered to GPs
Regular talks and lectures at national and international meetings. Talks offered through BUPA Cromwell hospital or HCA hospitals.
Affiliations / memberships
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, International Mesothelioma Interest Group, IASLC
Post treatment communication
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my secretary, Kitti Katona on 02078812020, or E-mail: email@example.com
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