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Lang-Lazdunski, Loic - Professor in thoracic surgery


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Loic Lang-LazdunskiTel: 020 7188 1038
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Area of expertise: cancer services / thoracic surgery


  • Biography

    Loic Lang-Lazdunski graduated from Xavier Bichat Medical School, Paris in 1991 and trained in general and cardiothoracic surgery in Paris, France.

    He was awarded an MD in 1996 and a PhD in 2000 for his research in thoracic surgery.

    Loic was appointed assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Paris in November 1998. He started at Guy's and St Thomas' in October 2003.

    Loic was appointed a reader in thoracic surgery at King’s College London (KCL) in 2011. He is professor for the Division of Cancer Studies at KCL.

  • Specialist interests

    • Malignant pleural mesothelioma
    • Lung cancer
    • Thymoma and mediastinal tumours
    • Lung metastases (secondary lung cancer)
    • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery (including VATS lobectomy and segmentectomy)
  • Research interests

    • Molecular oncology
    • Immunotherapy in lung cancer and malignant pleural mesothelioma
    • Lung cancer
    • Thymoma
  • Education

    • 1985-1991: Xavier Bichat Medical School, Paris, France.
    • 1991-1997: Training in General and cardiothoracic Surgery, Paris rotation, France.
    • 1998: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, MGH.
    • 1999-2000: Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Paris, France.
  • Awards

    Bellegrand-Chevassu Prize awarded by the French Academy for Research achievements in Thoracic Surgery (2002).