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John Edwards

John G. Edwards, FRCS(C/Th)

Northern General Hospital, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Herries Road
Sheffield  S5 7AU
United Kingdom
+44 114 2269279
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


MB ChB, University of Birmingham, 1993
PhD (Oncology), University of Leicester, 2003
FRCS(C/Th), 2006

IALSC Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee (Chair of R Status Sub-Committee)
British Mesothelioma Interest Group (Founding Member)
British Thoracic Oncology Group (Chair of the Board of Trustees)
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery
British Thoracic Society (Mesothelioma Guideline Group)
NCRI Lung and Mesothelioma Sub-Groups
Chest Wall Injury Society (Board of Directors)

Other Interests

Post-thoracotomy pain
Thoracic Trauma, including Rib Fracture Fixation
Novel therapies for intrathoracic malignanies
Oncology basic science and clinical research
Mesothelioma: surgery, staging, trials
Lung Cancer
Sailing - foiling International Moth
Old houses, old cars and old boats



Current: PEARLS, Tracer-X, ReSoLuCENT, LungART, MARS-2, MesobanK, SMuRFS, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Cohort Studies, MIST-3, PIONEER, MesoTRAP

Additional Educational Information

University of Birmingham 1988-1993

Repton School 1983-1988

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • VATS
  • Thoracic
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Reconstruction
  • Benign disease
  • Cancer
  • Congenital thoracic
  • Infection
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Basic science