Professional Practice

Training and Experience

Undergraduate Training

Liverpool Medical School - scholarship prize winner

Core Surgical Training in North West -Gold Award Winner

Cardiothoracic Registrar in East Midlands

Observership at University of Toronto, Canada

Thoracic Surgical Fellow at Mayo Clinic, USA (2 years) 

Minimally Invasive Surgery fellow at James Cook University Hospital (6 months)

I have attained licensing privileges by completing all required medical exams for the U.K., Canada and USA

Clinical Practice

Lung Cancer - diagnosis, staging, surgical treatment

Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Minimally Invasive (VATS) surgery

Thymic Surgery

Airway interventions

Diaphragm Surgery

Mediastinal Tumours

Pleural Surgery 

Chest wall surgery and reconstruction

Emphysema - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery 

Chest Trauma  - rib and sternal fractures, lung contusion, traumatic haemothorax / pneumothorax

More information on my practice, including surgical videos can be found on my Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Network page (CTSnet) here

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council
Medical Protection Society (with medico-legal cover)
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Canadian Medical Council
Manchester and District Medicolegal Society
Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Ontario Bar Association

Academic

I have been an invited lecturer on thoracic surgical topics such as lung cancer, minimally invasive surgery and lung volume reduction surgery.

 

I lecture on on medico-legal topics such as negligence and consent to surgeons in training and medical students with Manchester Medical School. 

I present research at both national and international forums.

My full list of publications can be seen here on my research gate profile