Mr Robin Kanagasabay
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Mr Robin Kanagasabay is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon since 2002.
He is a full time NHS surgeon at St George’s Hospital, London, with clinics at Frimley Park, St Peter’s Chertsey and the Royal Surrey County Hospital Guildford.
He is clinical lead for audit and governance representative to the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
He is a core member of the Thoracic Oncology multidisciplinary teams at St George’s Hospital, St Peter’s and Guildford. Specialist Interests:
Cardiac surgical interests include the use of arterial grafts for improved long term outcomes, particularly strategies involving bilateral internal mammary arteries, aortic root and valve surgery. He underwent specialist training in Melbourne under the guidance of Professor Brian Buxton in arterial grafting strategies.
Thoracic surgical expertise covers the full range of adult procedures including lung cancer surgery, mediastinal tumours, treatment of pneumothorax and diagnostic procedures. He has a special interest in minimally invasive (VATS) lobectomy for lung cancer performs more than 80% of lung resections via a VATS approach with a 50% reduction in length of stay.
A further interest is in complex thoracic resections requiring a cardiac and thoracic skill mix, such as radical surgery via a sternotomy for advanced lung cancer, retrosternal thyroidectomy and mediastinal tumours. He works closely with local respiratory physicians and oncologists to provide a comprehensive service for the treatment for lung cancer to patients in Surrey.
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