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Douglas West

Douglas West, FRCS(CTh)

Bristol Royal Infirmary
Upper Maudlin Street
Bristol  BS2 8HW
United Kingdom
00 44 117 342 3132
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Consultant Surgeon and Joint Clinical Lead, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Bristol
Locum Consultant, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Scotland 2010-11
Assistant Editor, ICVTS 2013-2016
SCTS Thoracic Surgery Audit Lead 2014-
SCTS Audit Committee Co-Chair 2018-
Vice Chair, 2019 NICE Lung Cancer Guideline Committee
Cardiothoracic Clinical Lead, Getting it Right First Time, NHS England Improvement

Other Interests

Minimal access surgery
Clinical epidemiology


I am one of  a team of five surgeons providing the general thoracic surgery service at University Hospitals Bristol.

Additional Educational Information

Fellow in Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation, Toronto General Hospital 2009
Scottish Cardiothoracic Training Scheme 2004-2010
Research Fellow, National Heart and Lung Institute 2002-2004
Hammersmith Hospitals Basic Surgical Training 1999-2002
Edinburgh Medical School