Mr Sridhar Rathinam

Mr Sridhar Rathinam

Thoracic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sridhar Rathinam at Spire include:

Other treatments

Respiratory Medicine: Respiratory pathology, Lung disease, Cardiothoracic surgery: Lung cancer, Thoracic surgery.

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Professional profile

I qualified and underwent General Surgical Training at the Madras Medical College and Hospital. I continued my cardiothoracic training in the UK on the British Council Fellowship (Manchester, Glasgow and Coventry) and obtained the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2000. I underwent my higher surgical training in Cardiothoracics with a focus on thoracic surgery in the West Midlands Cardiothoracic Training programme (FRCSEd (CTh) 2006) in Birmingham, then underwent a period of research studying the Proteomics in Lung Cancer at the University of Birmingham.

I was appointed as a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon in Leicester in 2009.

My practice includes all aspects of thoracic surgery with a special interest in parenchyma preserving oncological lung resections, chest wall surgery and surgery for emphysema.

I am a keen surgical trainer and am faculty member in national cardiothoracic courses. I have co-founded training courses in Birmingham and Leicester. I have presented in national and international meetings and have regularly published my work in peer reviewed journals.

My philosophy is to see the smile of my patients after their surgery and to make a little difference to a patient with cancer. To give them the hope of life is gratifying.

Clinical Interests

Cardiothoracic surgery
Lung cancer
Thoracic surgery
Lung disease
Respiratory pathology

Thoracic Oncology, Surgery of Chest wall, Lung volume reduction surgery, Mediastinal tumours. Metastatectomy, Sympathectomy. Video assisted thoracic surgery.

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
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland
European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester & Clinical Teacher, University of Leicester.

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Personal Profile

I am husband to Gomathi a Consultant Paediatrician and father to Akhash and Akil, my boys, who help me rediscover my childhood again! I enjoy reading, cycling and watching Formula 1 and Cricket. I love travelling, ancient archaeology and history and am trying out writing fiction in my spare time after clinical and family commitments.

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