Andrea Bille

Consultant thoracic surgeon


In 2012 Andrea started working at the National Institute of Cancer in Milan as a locum consultant in thoracic surgery and started his clinical PhD on surgical treatment of Mesothelioma. Andrea obtained a permanent position in Milan in January 2014.

In 2013/2014 he was appointed professor in thoracic surgery at the Nursing School.

He was appointed at Guy's Hospital in 2015.

Andrea is a member of several international associations studying thoracic malignancies: IASLC (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer), ESTS (European Society of Thoracic Surgeons), ITMIG (International Thymic Malignancies Interest Group).

He is an editor for the thoracic surgery section of Tumori Journal and also the leader of the ESTS mesothelioma registry.

Andrea has attended and presented several studies on thoracic malignancies at international meetings. 55 abstracts and posters were accepted (IASLC, ESTS, Society of Thoracic Surgery, British Thoracic Oncology Group).

Education and training

Andrea Bille graduated from the University of Turin, Italy in 2005. He completed his training in general thoracic surgery in 2011 and spent four years of training in Italy and one year at Guy’s Hospital in London.

At the end of his residency, Andrea did a one year fellowship in general thoracic surgery at Guy’s Hospital, mainly focussing on minimally invasive surgery and mesothelioma surgery.

In July 2014 he started a clinical fellowship in thoracic surgical oncology at memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. 

Andrea completed his PhD in November 2015, publishing part of the results in the Thoracic Oncology Journal.

Last updated: February 2023

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