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Alessandro Brunelli

Alessandro Brunelli, M.D.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, St. James's University Hospital
Bexley Wing, Beckett Street
Leeds  LS7 9TF
United Kingdom
+44 113 2068776
+44 113 2068824 (fax)
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Role: 
Surgeon

Subspecialty(ies)

General Thoracic Surgery

Practice area(s)

Thoracic Guidelines
Mediastinum - Thymus
Mediastinum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
VATS
Thoracic
Surgery
Lung
Lung - Metastases
Lung - Other
Lung - Cancer
Cancer
Lobectomy

Background

Visiting Physician Dept. Surgery, Duke University, (1993)
Visiting Physician Division Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSD (1994 and 1998)
Visiting Physician Dept. Thoracic Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis (1996)
Staff Surgeon,Div. Thoracic Surgery Ospedali Riuniti Ancona (2000-current)
Director of ESTS Database and Audit (2008-2012)
Visiting Clinician Program, Division General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic (Nov. 2009-May 2010)
Vice-Director, Div. Thoracic Surgery Ospedali Riuniti Ancona (2009-current)
Chief, Section of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds, UK

Interests

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Transcervical VATS thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis
Biportal Fissureless VATS Lobectomy and Segmentectomy
Thoracic Oncology
Uniportal VATS for pneumothorax
Mediastinal tumors
Uniportal Bilateral VATS Sympathicotomy for hyperhidrosis

Research

Quality of care and Clinical Audit

Patients reported outcome measures

Preoperative functional evaluation

Postoperative management of thoracic surgery patients

Fast track

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

Risk-modelling

 

Education

ECFMG certified (Sept. 1994. #0-499-913-2)
University of Ancona, Italy, Thoracic Surgery Residency (1994-1998)
University of Ancona, Italy, Medical School (M.D. 1992)