Hiran C. Fernando

Hiran C. Fernando, MBBS, FRCS
Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, USA.

Dr Hiran C Fernando is Professor and Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh.

He has a clinical interest in minimally invasive approaches for lung and esophageal diseases and has led several multicenter clinical trials that have focused on therapies for high-risk patients with non-small cell lung cancer. He has also served on guidelines writing committees for the STS, ISMICS and ACCP.

Dr Fernando serves on the Executive Committee of the General Thoracic Club and as a Director for the International Society for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery. In addition to the Journal of Thoracic Diseases, he serves on the Editorial Board for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and as an Associate Editor for Diseases of the Esophagus.