Robert S. George, BSc, MRCS, MBA, PhD, FRCS-CTh

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University College London Hospital, London, UK

Dr George is a consultant in Thoracic Surgery at University College London Hospitals, UK. His main interest is in Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery for benign and malignant diseases, Lung Cancer Surgery and Rib Fixation.

Dr George qualified in Medicine from Southampton University in 2000. He completed his basic cardiothoracic training at St Thomas's and Royal Brompton Hospitals. He undertook his higher surgical training in Thoracic Surgery rotating between Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield Teaching NHS Trust Hospital and Hull & East Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust. In 2005, he was sponsored by the Magdi Yacoub Institute and the Harefield Heart Science Centre to complete his PhD at Imperial College. During his career he has developed an interest in healthcare management and in 2009 he has completed an MBA in Life Sciences and Healthcare Management.

In 2016 Dr Georgewas appointed as a consultant at UCLH. He has published more than 60 scientific articles, co-authored in six book chapters and made many national and international presentations.