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Thoracic disease

Members

Giuseppe Cardillo

COUNCIL

Councillor 2017-2020

Ruben Osnabrugge

Tunc Lacin

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2015-18

Richard Milton

COUNCIL

Domain Chair 2021-2024

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Chair 2021-2024

Mohsen Ibrahim

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Member 2020-2023

Jens Neudecker

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2018-2021

Maninder Kalkat

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2018-2021

Donna Eaton

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2018-2021

Vincent Fang

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2019-2022

Piotr Yablonskii

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2018-2021

BIOGRAPHY

Dean of Medical faculty of St. Petersburg State University Director of St.Petersburg State Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology Dr. Piotr Yablonskiy is a general thoracic surgeon, he performs all operations on the lungs and mediastinal organs, including reconstructive-plastic and thoracoscopic, owns the technique of general surgical, vascular and cardiac surgical interventions. He has experience in lung transplantation, robot-assisted surgical interventions. He was the first surgeon in the Russian Federation who performed the robotic surgery on the thorax. Since then he performed more than 250 RATS in thoracic surgery on Da Vinci surgical system. He developed and performed the first RATS in patient with pulmonary TB in the world. Piotr was born in Moldova. He attended medical school at the medical University of Kishinev. Then he moved to St.Petersburg, where he had made a large breakthrough in his surgical and scientific career at the State Scientific Research Institute of Pulmonology. In 1994 he founded and leaded the St.Petersburg Center of pulmonology and thoracic surgery, which became one of the best in the Russian Federation. Since 2005 Piotr is a Chief Surgeon of St. Petersburg and since 2010 – the Chief Thoracic Surgeon of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation. Piotr is the author of more than 500 scientific papers on pulmonology, thoracic surgery and TB surgery. In addition, he is the co-author of the national guideline on respiratory diseases, author of the monograph “Mediastinoscopy and other invasive methods of N-staging of lung cancer”, co-author of the “Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. Complex Pleuropulmonary Infections: European Respiratory Society Monograph”. Internationally recognized for his expertise in TB surgery, mediastinal tumors and lung cancer surgery. He is founder and President of the Russian Association of Thoracic Surgeons, also President of National Phthisiatrists Association. He is a member of the ERS, ESTS, EACTS, ISMICS and a member of WCTS Steering committee. Above all he is a founding editor of Journal Medical Alliance и St. Petersburg State University Journal of Medicine.

Tim Batchelor

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2020-2023

Korkut Bostanci

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2020-2023

Fabian Dörr

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2020-2023

Tomaž Štupnik

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2021-2024

Jari Räsänen

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2021-2024