Mr Ian Hunt FRCS

Mr Ian Hunt FRCS

Cardiothoracic surgery 04318675


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About me

Mr Hunt is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, at Spire St. Anthony's Hospital and at the Fortius Clinic, London as well as Honorary Consultant at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He is the medical director of the Pectus Clinic and the Rib Injury Clinic.

Education & Training

Graduating with distinction from University College London (UCL) Medical School Mr Hunt completed his surgical training in London, UK. He was awarded a national travel scholarship and completed a minimal access thoracic surgery fellowship in Canada and the USA prior to joining St. George's Hospital in 2009.

Employment & leadership roles

Mr Hunt is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon and Clinical Lead at St. George's Hospital, London and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St. George's Medical School, University of London and is actively involved in clinical research, training and education at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He regularly mentors consultant surgical colleagues from the UK and Europe in advanced chest keyhole techniques and treatment of pectus and chest wall problems. He leads the cardiothoracic trauma service at St. George's Hospital, regarded as one of Europe's premier major trauma centres and home of 24hours in A&E (Channel 4 productions). He currently sits on several expert advisory boards.

Teaching & Research

Mr Hunt lectures at local, national and international conferences and teaches on many courses, webinars and symposiums. He has written over 170 papers and publishes regularly in peer reviewed journals, has authored over a dozen book chapters as well as editing a handful of medical textbooks.

Areas of interest

Chest wall deformity and Pectus treatment including surgical (Nuss/Modified Ravitch/Implants) and non-surgical management (Bracing/Vacuum Bell); surgery for chest wall, rib and sternal injuries/trauma; Slipped Rib Syndrome treatment

Minimal access VATS (Keyhole) surgery & invasive surgery; Lung cancer surgery; Mesothelioma surgery; pneumothorax; mediastinal surgery (thymectomy);

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