Consultant Profile

Mr  Apostolos Nakas

Mr  Apostolos Nakas MD, MRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
    • Lung cancer
    • Thoracic surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Chest Medicine
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung disease
Special clinical interests:

Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Pulmonary Metastasectomy, Airway Surgery, Empyema, Pneumothorax.

Research interests:

Surgery for Pulmonary Metastatic Disease, Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester,

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
British Thoracic Oncology Group

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Medical Secretaries Office
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax:
0116 272 9009
Private secretary email address:
Alternate Wednesday mornings.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Apostolos Nakas trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Thessaloniki, London, Sheffield and Leicester. He has been a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at the Glenfield Hospital since 2007 and is a core member of the Leicester Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Multidisciplinary Team.

Mr Nakos provides services for Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma and General Thoracic Surgical cases in both Leicestershire and Peterborough. Data from the National Lung Cancer Audit consistently suggests that Leicestershire has one of the highest surgical resection rates in the country.

In addition to cancer services Mr Nakas operates on patients for benign conditions of the lung, the pleura and chest wall, for example Pneumothorax, Empyema and Pectus Deformities.

Mr Nakas’ clinical research interests are focused on surgery for Mesothelioma, Lung cancer and Pulmonary Metastatic Disease. Results of this research have been published in internationally peer reviewed journals.

Personal profile:

Outside work Mr Nakas is a keen amateur photographer, avid listener of good old rock music, book eater and fairly decent guitar player.

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Mr  Apostolos Nakas

Mr  Apostolos Nakas Cardiothoracic surgery & Respiratory Medicine Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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