Programme Information

Head of School: Mr Mark McCarthy Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospitals Leicester

Training Program Director: Mr Sridhar Rathinam, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospitals Leicester

Core Surgery Training Programme Director : Mr Alwyn Abraham Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon University Hospitals Leicester

Thoracic Training Faculty

Nottingham: Mr John Duffy, Dr Andrzej Majewski, Mr Emmanuel Addae Botang, Mr Mohammed Hawari

Leicester: Mr Apostolos Nakas, Mr Sridhar Rathinam, Mr Keng Ang

Cardiac Training Faculty

Nottingham: Mr Ian Mitchell, Mr Adam Szafreneck, Mr S Shanmuganathan

Leicester: Prof Gavin Murphy, Mr Mark Hickey, Dr Jacek Szostek, Dr Giovanni Mariscalco, Dr Victor Zlochas, Mr Christopher Efytimiou

Congenital/ECMO Training Faculty :

Prof A Cornu

Training Posts

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust -Glenfield Hospital:

Thoracic: 2 training posts, 1 in 5 non-resident rota Complete array of Thoracic practice with focus on mesothelioma, lung volume reduction, chest wall and VATS resections.

(Currently 1 ST3, 1 GAP LAS, 1 ST5 (ACF))             

Cardiac: 2 training posts, 1 in 5 non-resident rota Complete array of cardiac surgery practice with focus on mitral, aortic and OPCAB                            

(Currently 1 ST3, 1 GAP LAS Clinical Fellow)

Congenital: 0 training post; 1:3 non-resident rota. All aspects of congenital cardiac surgery and ECMO

(Currently none but exposure is offered as a part of Glenfield Cardiac attachment)

Core surgical training (Currently ST1)

ST1 Currently doing core surgical competencies.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham City Hospital

Cardiac: 1 training posts, 1 in 5 non-resident rota

(Currently 1 ST4) Complete array of cardiac surgery practice with focus on mitral surgery and trauma

Thoracic: 2 training posts, 1 in 5 non-resident rota Complete array of Thoracic practice with focus on Oesophageal surgery chest wall and VATS resections.

(Currently 1 ST8 CCT Aug 2018) and 1 GAP LAS

 

We have the capacity to accommodate posts we have bid for due to gaps in the programme and CCT dates.

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