Mr Ehab Shafik Bishay

Consultant Cadiothoracic Surgeon

MBBS(Lond.) FRCS(Eng.) MS(Lond.) FRCS(C-th)(Eng.)

Year qualified:1992

Specialty

Personal profile

Ehab S Bishay qualified in 1992 from St. Bartholomew’s Medical College, London, with honours colours of the college. He then completed his basic surgical training in London gaining his general Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996.  He spent two and a half years in full time research in the premiere American Cardiothoracic Centre, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, being awarded his Master of Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England for the work he performed there.

He then entered specialist Cardiothoracic training on the West Midlands rotation gaining his specialist Fellowship of the Cardiothoracic Surgeons of England, FRCS (C-Th), and then shortly afterwards was allowed onto the Specialist Cardiothoracic register in 2006. He was appointed as Consultant Thoracic Surgeon to the Birmingham Heartlands Hospital where he has held this position since 2007. There he is lead lung cancer clinician, leads on training, and sits on the regional training committee.

He is the co-chair and lead Thoracic surgeon organiser on the internationally recognised Birmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic surgery. He is also a regular faculty member on a number of Royal college of surgeons of England, Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, as well as European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons courses.

He is the Royal College of Surgeons of England Regional specialist professional affairs advisor for Cardiothoracic surgery for the West Midlands as well as a College assessor. He practices all aspects of adult thoracic surgery with a specialist interest in superior sulcus tumours, tracheal surgery, sleeve resections, as well as VATs Lobectomies.

Professional Membership



  • British Medical Association (BMA)

  • Society for Cardiothoracic surgeons of Great

  • Britain and Ireland ( SCTS )

  • MDUS

Clinical Interests



  • General thoracic surgery

  • Lung Cancer

  • Pulmonary Metastectomy

  • Minimally Invasive Lobectomy

  • Tracheal and airways surgery

  • Pectus deformities (Nuss procedure)

  • Mediastinal Tumours

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