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Best Lung cancer surgery doctors: TOP 69 doctors

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Stefanie Veit
Thoracic surgeon
24 years of experience
4.4
51 reviews
Germany, Frankfurt am Main
Nordwest Clinic (Krankenhaus)

Stefanie Veit

Thoracic surgeon
24 years of experience

Dr. Stefanie Veit is an Interventional Cardiologist with 26+ years of experience and a Doctorate from Julius Maximilians University, Würzburg. She has specialty training from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles and is a member of the German Society for Thoracic Surgery. She has published many articles in international journals.

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4.4
51 reviews
All-Inclusive package price:
Lung Cancer Staging And Treatment Plan
$27035
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Ahmet Soykurt
General surgeon
10 years of experience
5.0
2 reviews
Northern Cyprus , Nicosia
Near East University Hospital

Ahmet Soykurt

General surgeon
10 years of experience

 

NAME: AHMET SOYKURT

TITLE: OP.DR. GENERAL SURGERY SPECIALIST

FACULTY OF MEDICINE GRADUATED FROM: HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF MEDICINE-2013

GENERAL SURGERY SPECIALTY: HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY ANKARA NUMUNE TRAINING AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL-2019

ADVANCED ENDOSCOPY AND ERCP TRAINING: ISTANBUL BAKIRKÖY DR.SADİ KONUK TRAINING AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL-2022

AREAS OF INTEREST: ONCOLOGIC SURGERY, LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY, ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY, BARIATRIC SURGERY, ADVANCED ENDOSCOPIST (ERCP, PH METER ANALYSIS, MANOMETRY MEASUREMENTS, GASTROSCOPY, COLONOSCOPY, STOMACH BOTOX, STOMACH BALLOON, ESOPHAGUS, GASTRIC AND COLONIC STENT PLACEMENT AND MANY INVASIVE PROCEDURES)

OPERATIONS CARRIED OUT

LAPAROSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

LAPAROSCOPIC NISSEN FUNDOPLICATION (REFLUX SURGERY)

LAPAROSCOPIC HELLER OSEPHAGOGASTRIC MYOTOMY (ACHALAZIA SURGERY)

LAPAROSCOPIC AND OPEN COLON AND RECTUM CANCER SURGERY

LAPAROSCOPIC AND OPEN STOMACH CANCER SURGERY

LAPAROSCOPIC & THORACOSCOPIC AND OPEN ESOPHAGUS SURGERY

PANCREAS CANCER WHIPPLE PROCEDURE

LAPAROSCOPIC AND OPEN DISTAL SUBTOTAL PANCREATECTOMY

UMBILICAL AND INGUINAL HERNIA WITH OPEN AND CLOSED TECHNIQUE

INCISIONAL HERNIA

THYRODECTOMY (WITH A NERVE MONITOR TO PROTECT THE VOCAL CORD)

LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY

LAPAROSCOPIC CYST HYDATIC SURGERY

BREAST SURGERY (RADICAL MASTECTOMY, BREAST CONSERVATIVE SURGERY, BREAST PROSTHESIS PLACEMENT DURING/AFTER BREAST CANCER SURGERY)

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5.0
2 reviews
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Mustafa Solak
Clinical oncologist
18 years of experience
4.5
116 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Mustafa Solak

Clinical oncologist
18 years of experience

Mustafa Solak, M.D. is a medical doctor who graduated from Hacettepe University School of Medicine and has completed residencies at Istanbul Sisli Etfal Teaching and Research Hospital and a fellowship at Hacettepe University Cancer Institute. He specializes in Breast Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Lung Cancer, Head-Neck Cancer, and Gastrointestinal Cancers. He has also worked at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Hitit University Corum Training Hospital, and Medical Park Hospital.

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Mehmet Zeki Gunluoglu
Thoracic surgeon
32 years of experience
4.5
457 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Mega University Hospital

Mehmet Zeki Gunluoglu

Thoracic surgeon
32 years of experience
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4.5
457 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Lung cancer surgery $11500 - $14000
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Walter Klepetko
Clinical oncologist
46 years of experience
4.6
133 reviews
Austria, Vienna
Wiener Privatklinik

Walter Klepetko

Clinical oncologist
46 years of experience
Prof. Dr. Walter Klepetko is a world-renowned thoracic surgeon and head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery of the Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, and Wiener Privatklinik. He is credited with initiating the Vienna Lung Transplant Program and co-developing the surgical technique of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). In 2018, he successfully performed a lung transplant on three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda.Read more
Ofer Merimsky
Clinical oncologist
39 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Ofer Merimsky

Clinical oncologist
39 years of experience

accreditations:

Society of oncologists and radiotherapists Israel
American Scientific Cancer Society
European scientific medical organization
European Society of Oncology of the musculoskeletal system

Dr. Ofer Merimsly is the best sarcoma, lymphoma, and lung cancer doctor within Israel and in the world. Also specializes in Whipple surgery treatment for patients with pancreatic cancer. Head of the National Center for sarcomas of bone and soft tissues of the Tel Aviv Medical Center Sourasky (Ichilov).

Specialty:

  • Treatment of all types of lung cancer and thoracic organs
  • Treatment of all types of sarcomas of bone and soft tissue
  • Treatment stromal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract

Education and specialization:

  • Higher medical education, graduated the Medical Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Residency in General Oncology and Radiotherapy
  • Training in the field of radiotherapy and brachytherapy at New York Hospital, USA
  • Special refresher course for the treatment of tumors of the skeleton and soft tissues, Paris. France

Membership:

  • President of the Society of oncologists and radiotherapists Israel
  • The American Scientific Cancer Society
  • European scientific medical organization
  • European Society of Oncology of the musculoskeletal system
  • International Society for the treatment of tumors of the connective tissue
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20 top ranked Lung cancer surgery doctors in the world are represented on this page. The list includes only verified specialists known for their experience and high success rates.

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Raj Nagarkar
Clinical oncologist
28 years of experience
India, Nashik
HCG Manavata Cancer Centre

Raj Nagarkar

Clinical oncologist
28 years of experience

accreditations:

Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Dr. Raj is a highly experienced Surgical Oncologist with 19 years of experience and over 50,000 cancer surgeries performed. He is involved in numerous clinical trials and has many international and national publications to his credit. He specializes in Breast and Thoracic Surgical Oncology and serves as a professor for DNB Superspecialty Surgical Oncology and Breast Surgery at the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. His belief is in "adding life to years" and improving the quality of life, not just adding years to life.

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Nese Guney
Clinical oncologist
26 years of experience

Nese Guney

Clinical oncologist
26 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Biruni University Hospital
Giampiero Negri
Thoracic surgeon
4.5
57 reviews
Italy, Milan
San Raffaele

Giampiero Negri

Thoracic surgeon

Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery with European Board qualifications. Head of mini-invasive thoracic surgery unit, specializing in the treatment of lung and pleural diseases and mediastinal disorders. Member of Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Endoscopy, as well as author of a monograph and over 200 scientific publications.

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Altan Kır
4.6
460 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Anadolu Medical Center

accreditations:

European Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Assoc.Prof. Altan Kır is a Thoracic Surgery and Robotic Surgery specialist, as well as one of the top lung cancer doctors. He has been a thoracic surgeon at Anadolu Medical Center since 2007 and is a member of the Turkish Thoracic Surgery Society, the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Thorax Society.

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4.6
460 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Lung cancer surgery $15000 - $27000
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Juda Schwarz
Pulmonologist
38 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Juda Schwarz

Pulmonologist
38 years of experience
Dr. Juda Schwarz is a prominent Israeli pulmonologist specialized in the treatment of various pulmonary diseases, and is renowned for his development of a bronchoscopy navigational system that enhances the detection of peripheral lung lesions by 35%.Read more
Cagatay Tezel
Thoracic surgeon
28 years of experience
4.5
214 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Liv Hospital Ulus

Cagatay Tezel

Thoracic surgeon
28 years of experience

Medical Interests 

Minimally invasive lung surgeries 

Lung cancer 

Pulmonary membrane diagnosis and treatments 

Mesothelioma surgery 

Diagnosis and treatment of diaphragmatic diseases 

Minimally invasive Mediastinal tumor surgery 

Sweating surgeries

Experience 

Ankara University Faculty of Medicine 1993-1999 

Kızılay Etimesgut Central Warehouse-Ankara 1999-2000 

Heybeliada Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital Istanbul 2000-2005 

Girne Military Hospital, Cyprus 2005-2006 

Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital- Istanbul 2006-2007 

Sureyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research HospitalIstanbul 2007-2010 

Sureyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research HospitalIstanbul 2010-2012 

Sureyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research HospitalIstanbul 2012-2013 

Sureyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research HospitalIstanbul 2013-2020 

Sultan II. Abbulhamid Han Training and Research Hospital- Istanbul 2020

Liv Hospital Ulus

Memberships 

Turkish Thoracic Surgery Association 

European Society of Thoracic Surgeons 

Turkish Thoracic Society 

Turkish Respiratory Research Association 

National Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery 

Lung Cancer Society 

European Respiratory Society 

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Jorn Halberstadt
4.5
117 reviews
Germany, Hamburg
Asklepios Hospital Barmbek

Head of the Thoracic Surgery Department

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4.5
117 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Lung cancer surgery $21753.29 - $30454.61
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Addalet Demir
Thoracic surgeon
36 years of experience
4.3
40 reviews

Addalet Demir

Thoracic surgeon
36 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Estophia Hospital
Osman Kostek
Clinical oncologist
20 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Acibadem District Hospital

Osman Kostek

Clinical oncologist
20 years of experience

Education

  • (2004 – 2011), Faculty of Medicine/ Inonu University/ Malatya, Turkiye
  • (2011 – 2015), Department of Radiology/ Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital/ Istanbul, Turkiye

Career

  • (2016 – 2020), Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist/ Mus State Hospital/ Mus,Turkiye
  • (2020 – 2022), Assistant Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology/ Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital/ Sakarya, Turkiye
  • (2023 – 2024), Associate Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology /Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital/ Sakarya, Turkiye
  • (2024 - Present), Associate Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology /Medipol University Hospital/ Istanbul, Turkiye
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Murat Sari
Clinical oncologist
8 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Acibadem District Hospital

Murat Sari

Clinical oncologist
8 years of experience

Education and Career


2011 – 2015, (Internal Medicine Specialist) Istanbul University Istanbul School of Education and Career

Medicine Department of Internal Medicine

2015 – 2016, (Internal Medicine) Specialist Istanbul Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital

2016 – 2019, (Medical Oncology) Istanbul University Istanbul School of Medicine Department of Medical Oncology

2019 – 2021, (Medical Oncology Specialist) - Istanbul Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital

2021 – 2024, (Associate Professor) Marmara University School of Medicine Department of Medical Oncology

Memberships in Scientific Organizations

ASCO

ESMO

TTOD 

AVOD 

Publications

In the field of oncology, he has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles at both international and national levels.

Awards Received

EAACI The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2019 Best Poster Award

"The top 3rd verbal presentation, IGICC (11th International Gastrointestinal Cancers Conference – IGICC2021)"

Speeches Delivered at National Congresses, Conferences, and Symposia:

 

Courses, Meetings, and Certificates

ESMO certified Medical Oncologist since 2019

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Adnansayar
Thoracic surgeon
34 years of experience
5.0
3 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Liv Hospital Vadistanbul

Adnansayar

Thoracic surgeon
34 years of experience

Medical Fields of Interest 

Thoracoscopic and Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery 

Lung Cancers 

Trachea Surgery 

Lung Transplantation 

Lung Biopsy 

Pneumothorax (collapsed lung) 

Diaphragmatic Surgery 

Surgery of Pleural Diseases 

Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Education 

1981-1987, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine 

1972-1980, Istanbul Galatasaray High School 

1966-1971, Primary Education Ankara, Samsun, Izmir 

Experience 

2023-Present, Liv Hospital Vadi Istanbul & Liv Hospital Ulus 

2015-2022, Memorial Sisli-Bahcelievler Hospital Thoracic Surgery Clinic 

2013 September, Professor; Erzincan University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Thoracic Surgery 

2013 March, Lecturer; Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital 

2013 February, Education Officer; Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital 

2012 October Japan Kyoto University Thoracic Surgery Clinic; Observer in Living Donor Lung Transplantation 

2012 August Observer in Tracheal Transplant Surgery at Karolinska Institute, Sweden 

2012- Present Lung Transplantation Scientific Committee Member Ministry of Health Ankara 

2011- 2015 Yedikule Lung Transplant Clinic Specialist in Charge 

2008-2010 University of Zurich, Switzerland Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation Training 

2008 Associate Professorship in Thoracic Surgery 

2003 FETCS: European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 

2003 Turkish Thoracic Surgery Qualification 

1995-2013 Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Tra.and Research Hospital; Chief Assistant 

1991-1995 Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Tra. and Research Hospital; Residency 

1987-1990 General Practitioner, Military Service

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Peter Schenker
Pediatric surgeon
17 years of experience
4.6
53 reviews

Peter Schenker

Pediatric surgeon
17 years of experience
Germany, Solingen
Medical Center in Solingen
Phd Viola Fox
Hematologist
12 years of experience
4.6
53 reviews

Phd Viola Fox

Hematologist
12 years of experience
Germany, Solingen
Medical Center in Solingen

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