Dr. Elie Fadel obtained his Medical Degree and completed his surgical residency at the University Necker Enfants Malades in Paris, France. In 1995, he began his Clinical and Research Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at the Paris-Sud University and Marie Lannelongue Hospital (Pr Philippe Dartevelle) up to 1999. He obtained his Masters of Science and PhD Degree in 2000 in the Laboratory of Surgical Research at Marie Lannelongue Hospital and Paris Sud University. In 2005, he complemented his training by obtaining a Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation at the Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada. In 2000, he joined the Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery and Heart-Lung Transplantation at Marie Lannelongue Hospital as a staff surgeon and Assistant Professor at the Paris-Sud University. In 2007, he was appointed Professor of Thoracic and Cardio-Vascular Surgery based on his research and clinical work at Paris-Sud University.
Dr. Fadel’s surgical expertise focuses on surgery for localy extended (T4) lung cancer, mediastinal tumors, tumors involving vessels or spine (sarcoma, germ cell tumors), aortic surgery and surgery for pulmonary hypertension such as lung and heart-lung transplantation as well as pulmonary endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Since November 2013, Dr Fadel is the Head of the Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery and Heart-Lung Transplantation at Marie Lannelongue Hospital. He also leads the Laboratory Of Surgical Research, INSERM U999 mainly involved in basic science research on pulmonary vascular disease and right heart failure.
Dr. Fadel is a regular reviewer for peer reviewed journals such as the European Respiratory Journal, Annals of Oncology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Dr. Fadel is a prolific author with over 150 peer reviewed articles as well as several book chapters. In addition, he regularly presents at international symposia.
Dr. Fadel is member of professional societies such as The French Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, The International Society of Heart-Lung Transplantation, The European Association for Cardio Thoracic Surgery and The American Association for Thoracic Surgery.