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Vijay Joshi

Vijay Joshi, FRCS

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.

LL.M (Medical Law, Current) - Northumbria University

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

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon - Manchester University Foundation Trust (2018 - )

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

Medical Law / Tort Law / Academic Law

Electric Guitars & Classic Rock


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

Additional Educational Information

University of Liverpool Medical School

Royal College of Surgeons

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

LL.M (current) - Northumbria University Law School, Newcastle, UK. 

LLB (hons, current) - Nottingham Law School, UK.

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Chest Wall - Tumors
  • Diaphragm
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung Cancer - Surgery
  • Lung - Cancer; VATS
  • Mediastinum - Thymus
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • VATS
  • Pleura - Effusion
  • Professional Affairs
  • Trachea and Bronchi - Tumors