Mr Antonio E Martin-Ucar

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon

LMS, FRCS C-Th

Year qualified:1994

Specialty

Personal profile

Trained as General Thoracic Surgeon in Trent (Nottingham, Leicester and Sheffield) from 2001 to 2007. Consultant Thoracic Surgeon in Leicester since 2007 until June 2009. Moved to Nottingham as Consultant Thoracic Surgeon on July 2009.

My surgical practice includes the whole range of Thoracic Surgical Procedures: Pulmonary, Pleural, Oesophageal, Chest Wall and Airway Surgery.

One of my special interest is the management of pleural effusions and the diagnosis and treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (Cancer by Asbestos). I provide the entire range of surgical procedures including Key-hole surgery and “radical” procedures. I have researched the topic and I am involved in studies of Quality of Life in this disease.

Author of over 100 scientific publications and abstracts and Presenter of numerous national and International Meetings in Thoracic Surgery, I am very dedicated to Clinical Audit, Quality Control and Clinical Research.

I am part of the Training Committe of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and I have participated as Faculty in International Courses and Conferences as well as a expert visiting Surgeon in UK and Abroad.

Professional Membership



  • Society CardioThoracic Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland

  • Eusopean Society Thoracic Surgery

  • European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Clinical Interests



  • Malignant mesothelioma and pleural effusion

  • Lung and oesophageal cancer

  • Emphysema

  • Chest wall lumps and deformities

  • Management of hyperhydrosis

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (including VATS lobectomy)

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