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Harrison-Phipps, Karen - clinical lead for thoracic surgery


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Karen Harrison-PhippsTel: 020 7188 7943
Email: Secretary, Kay Chapman (

Area of expertise: thoracic surgery

  • Biography

    Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Karen completed a BSc in technology and business studies at Strathclyde University, Glasgow. The main subjects were Engineering Science and Economics.

  • Specialist interests

    • Minimally invasive VATS
    • Lung cancer
    • Metastasectomy
    • Mesothelioma
    • Thymectomy
    • Chest wall
  • Research interests

    • Post-operative rehabilitation
    • Pulmonary metastases and metastasectomy
    • Quality of life after thoracic surgery
    • multi modality treatment for lung cancer
  • Publications

    • The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery . Solitary Fibrous Tumours of the Pleura. Volume 138, Issue 1, Pages 1-272 (July 2009)
    • Mediastinal cysts chapter in Pearson Textbook of Thoracic Surgery 2006
    • Pulmonary Metastasectomy. The CTS net