Consultant Profile

Mr Marco Scarci

Mr Marco Scarci MD, FRCS(Eng), PGDip Cardiothorac Surg
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, Spire Norwich Hospital
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
    • Lung cancer
    • Thoracic surgery
Special clinical interests:

Diagnostic procedures
Lung Cancer Surgery (keyhole and standard approach)
Mesothelioma Surgery
Surgery for severe chest infection (decortication for empyema)
Surgery for collapsed lung (pneumothorax surgery, keyhole)
Key Hole (VATS) Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Thymoma Surgery
Chest Wall Surgery (Nuss procedure)
Thoracic oncology
Excessive upper body sweating
Thoracic Sarcomas

Research interests:

Enhanced recovery for thoracic surgery, surgery for mesothelioma

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Papworth Hospital

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Society for cardiothoracic surgery in England and Ireland
  • European association for cardiothoracic surgery
  • European Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • International society of minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Ad hoc clinics, usually Monday morning, Tuesday all day, Wednesday morning, plus every evening apart from Friday.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Scarci undertook his specialist training in Italy,  Malta, Essex Cardiothoracic Center and Guy's and St Thomas. He spent 6 months between University of Toronto and McMaster University for a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery. Mr Scarci’s practice is in pure thoracic surgery. He works closely with a large team including other surgeons, specialist nurses, radiologists and physicians to provide together with them the best outcome for patients.
His key focus is minimally invasive surgery.

Mr Scarci's areas of major interest are resection of locally advanced cancer, malignant mesothelioma, rehabilitation after thoracic surgery and clinical trials. He also has a keen interest in medical education and, after several courses, he is currently doing a master in medical education.

Mr Scarci is actively involved with the the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons and as a member of the new technologies and Innovation workgroup of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery.

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Mr Marco Scarci

Mr Marco Scarci Cardiothoracic surgery Consultant, Cambridge, private hospital specialist.

Chest and lung surgery at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and Harley Street, London

Private patients now have access to a full range of chest and lung treatments from diagnosis to the most complex including the latest and most advanced minimally invasive surgery. Click here to read more

Nuss procedure for Pectus excavatum

Mr Marco Scarci Consultant thoracic surgeon at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital offers specialist minimally invasive surgery for a common chest deformity in adults - the Nuss procedure for Pectus excavatum. Mr Scarci is the only surgeon in East Anglia to offer this procedure in a private hospital. Click here to read more

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