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Mr  Apostolos Nakas

Mr Apostolos Nakas

Thoracic Surgeon
MD, MRCS

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Apostolos Nakas at Spire include:

Other treatments

Mr Nakas treats Lung cancer, Lung disease and conditions such as Mesothelioma, Empyema and Pneumothorax.

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Professional profile

I trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Thessaloniki, London, Sheffield and Leicester. I have been a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at the Glenfield Hospital since 2007 and am a core member of the Leicester Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Multidisciplinary Team. I provide 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 I operate on patients for benign conditions of the lung, the pleura and chest wall, for example Pneumothorax, Empyema and Pectus Deformities. My 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.


Clinical Interests

Cardiothoracic surgery
Lung cancer
Thoracic surgery
Chest medicine
Lung cancer
Lung disease

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

Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Spire Medical Secretaries Office
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9009
Private secretary email lcmedsecs@spirehealthcare.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

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

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Personal Profile

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

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