Dr. Robert George


Oct 16 – Present Consultant Thoracic Surgeon      University College London Hospitals

Oct ’16 – Present Honorary Consultant Thoracic Surgeon     North Middlesex University Hospital

Feb ’18 – Present Clinical Governance and Audit Lead     University College London Hospitals

Feb 10 – Sep 17 Specialist Trainee in CT Surgery      West Yorkshire and the Humber Deanery

Feb ’05 – Oct ’09 Clinical Research Fellow in Mechanical Circulatory Support      Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust

Feb ’04 – Feb ’05 Senior SHO in Cardiothoracic Surgery      Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust


Dr.Robert is an expert in minimally invasive surgery of the chest where he performs more than 90% of the procedures using VATS. He specialize in all aspects of thoracic surgery, including, but not limited to:

  • Lung resection for benign and malignant diseases
  • Malignant and benign pleural diseases
  • Mediastinal diseases including nodal biopsies, benign and malignant thymic tumours such as thymomas
  • Chest wall and rib reconstruction following trauma and excision for benign and malignant diseases
  • Flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, airways biopsy and stenting
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Mesothelioma surgery