Michel Gonzalez, MD

Service of Thoracic Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Dr Michel Gonzalez is staff thoracic surgeon and Privat-Docent at the Service of Thoracic Surgery in Lausanne, Switzerland.

He completed his medical studies at the University of Geneva in 2002 and initially obtained the General Surgery Board in 2008. In 2009, he joined the service of Thoracic Surgery in Lausanne and obtained successively the Swiss Thoracic Surgery Board and the European Board of Thoracic Surgery in 2013. Since 2014, he is staff surgeon in the service of Thoracic Surgery of Lausanne. He contributed to the introduction of the program of minimal invasive surgery in 2010. He is also involved in the Lung Transplantation program. His research interests include lung and mediastinal surgery, minimal invasive thoracic surgery, enhanced recovery pathways and pulmonary metastasectomy. He recently participated to the establishment of the ERAS/ESTS guidelines. He is author or co-author of more than 80 scientific articles.

He is currently member of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the Swiss Society of Thoracic Surgery.