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Consultant Thoracic Surgeon

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
  • Clinical lead for cancer services at The Royal Brompton Hospital

Procedures

  • Lung resection (minimally invasive, single port as well as open techniques)
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction
  • Interventional bronchoscopy
  • Resection of mediastinal tumours, including thoracoscopic thymectomy
  • Lung volume reduction surgery

Most common conditions seen

  • Lung cancer
  • Metastatic cancer involving the chest (including colorectal and breast cancers)
  • Sarcoma (primary and secondary, involving the lungs and chest wall)
  • COPD/emphysema
  • Paediatric chest conditions requiring surgery (including congenital cystic lung conditions and tumours)
  • Pneumothorax
  • Chest wall surgery (including resection of advanced and Pancoast lung cancers)
  • Mediastinal tumours

Most common symptoms seen

  • Many patients will not have specific symptoms. Most patients referred to Mr Jordan have previously been investigated by their GP, respiratory physician, oncologist or other surgical teams.

Background

He was appointed to the position of Consultant Thoracic Surgeon in 2006 and is clinical lead for the Cancer Services Team.

Training

After completing his undergraduate training in Wales, he trained in general thoracic surgery at The Royal Brompton, St. Bartholomew’s and The London Chest Hospitals in London. He has also spent time training in Belfast, Bristol and Leeds. He was awarded his MD by the University of London for research that he undertook at Imperial College investigating the inflammatory response of the lung in response to major chest surgery.

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

  • Adult and paediatric thoracic Surgery
  • Surgery for primary lung cancer, including single port (single incision) VATS lobectomy and VATS anatomical segmentectomy
  • Tracheo-bronchial surgery
  • Primary and metastatic chest sarcoma
  • Surgery for COPD
  • Airway stenting
  • Chest wall resection for tumours, including locally advanced breast cancer

Research interests

  • Lung cancer
  • COPD/emphysema

Qualifications

  • MB BCh (Wales)   1992
  • FRCS (England)   1997
  • MD (London)        2001
  • FRCS (CTh)           2005

GMC Number: 3584053

Date of Registration: 1992

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
  • Clinical lead for cancer services at The Royal Brompton Hospital

Procedures

  • Lung resection (minimally invasive, single port as well as open techniques)
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction
  • Interventional bronchoscopy
  • Resection of mediastinal tumours, including thoracoscopic thymectomy
  • Lung volume reduction surgery

Most common conditions seen

  • Lung cancer
  • Metastatic cancer involving the chest (including colorectal and breast cancers)
  • Sarcoma (primary and secondary, involving the lungs and chest wall)
  • COPD/emphysema
  • Paediatric chest conditions requiring surgery (including congenital cystic lung conditions and tumours)
  • Pneumothorax
  • Chest wall surgery (including resection of advanced and Pancoast lung cancers)
  • Mediastinal tumours

Most common symptoms seen

  • Many patients will not have specific symptoms. Most patients referred to Mr Jordan have previously been investigated by their GP, respiratory physician, oncologist or other surgical teams.

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