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Vijay Joshi

Vijay Joshi, FRCS, LL.B (Hons), PG Cert (Medical Law)

University Hospital of South Manchester
Southmoor Rd
Manchester  M23 9LT
United Kingdom
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic



University of Liverpool Medical School

Core Surgical Training - Northwestern Rotation (Gold Award winner)

Membership Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)

National Training Number (NTN) - Cardio-thoracic Surgery, East Midlands Rotation

Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Cardio-thoracic Surgery (FRCS)

Fellowship (2 years) - Advanced General Thoracic Surgery - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Fellowship (6 months)- Minimally Invasive Surgery / Robotics, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK.

PG Cert Medical Law - Northumbria University Law School

LL.B (Hons) - Nottingham Law School

Appointed as a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon - Manchester University Foundation Trust in 2018

Appointed to sit on the Medical Practitioners Tribunal in 2023 (MPTS) which hear both regulatory and licensing matters

Other Interests

Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Robotics / Minimally invasive surgery

Sub-lobar resection for early stage lung cancer

Localization techniques for lung nodules

Minimally Invasive Diaphragm Plication

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Thymic surgery and mediastinal masses

COPD - Lung Volume Reduction and Endobronchial Valves

Esophageal Surgery

VATS Scoliosis Repair

Law - Medical Law, Tort Law, Personal Injury, Regulatory

Electric Guitars & Classic Rock

Motor racing and cars


Thymic surgery, adjuncts to airway and esophageal repair, scoliosis repair, blood conservation, ECMO in thoracic surgery, prosthetic valve degeneration, lung cancer and general thoracic oncology, rib fractures / thoracic trauma, wound infection. 

Additional Educational Information

University of Liverpool Medical School

Royal College of Surgeons

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

PG Cert Medical Law- Northumbria University Law School, Newcastle, UK. 

LL.B (Hons) - Nottingham Law School, UK.