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Miss Carol Tan

Miss Carol Tan

Cardiothoracic surgery 04405609

 

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Miss Carol Tan has been a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon since 2009. She qualified from the University of Bristol in 1997. Following the completion of basic surgical training she went to train in cardiothoracic surgery at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, and the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals. Her research was predominantly focused on pleural disease and she was involved in the UK multi centre MARS (Mesothelioma and Radical Surgery) trial, and is currently a member of the Trial Steering Committee for the MARS 2 Trial.

Miss Tan was awarded the SCTS (Scholarship for Thoracic Surgery) and visited three large thoracic units in USA in 2009. Her NHS practice is based at St George's Hospital where she is currently Clinical Lead for the Thoracic Surgical department.
She has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery, chest wall resection and reconstruction, thoracic oncology, clinical trials and research.

Miss Tan has been heavily involved with Cardiothoracic training and education in the UK as SCTS Thoracic Surgical Tutor in 2017 to 2020, and is currently serving a 3-year term as SCTS Education Secretary (Co-Chair).

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Mesothelioma; Minimal access / invasive surgery; Lung cancer; Chest wall disease and tumours; Mediastinal tumours; Thymoma; Pleural disease (pneumothorax, pleural effusion, empyema); Emphysema surgery; Thoracic surgery

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