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Mr Tsitsias is a consultant thoracic surgeon at Hammersmith Hospital. He has completed his training in cardiothoracic surgery (CCT) within London Deanery, rotating through Guy's, Harefield and St.George's hospitals. I have been awarded an SCTS NTN Travel Fellowship in 2021 and I completed a postgraduate fellowship at the thoracic surgery department of Toronto General Hospital in Canada.



Lung cancer, mediastinal tumors, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, empyema, chylothorax, chest wall tumor, bronchoscopy

Research & publications

Book chapter - ''Patient Reported Outcomes and Quality of Life in Surgery'' Springer 2023

Influence of anterior tumor location on survival after resection of lung cancer invading the thoracic inlet (Pancoast tumors) - Thomas Tsitsias , Kazuhiro Yasufuku , Andrew Pierre , Natasha Leighl , John Cho, Thomas K Waddell , Gail Darling, Marcelo Cypel , Laura Donahoe, Jonathan Yeung , Shaf Keshavjee, Marc de Perrot J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 May;165(5):1710-1719.e3.

New N1/N2 classification and lobe specific lymphatic drainage: Impact on survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with surgery
Thomas Tsitsias , Lawrence Okiror , Lukacs Veres, Juliet King , Karen Harrison-Phipps , Tom Routledge , John Pilling , Andrea Bille Lung Cancer. 2021 Jan;151:8490.doi:10.1016/j.lungcan.2020.11.005. Epub 2020 Nov 16.

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