Special Interests: Thoracic Surgery
Mr Shilajit Ghosh was appointed as a Thoracic surgeon at the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust in 2007. His special interests are Minimal Access Surgery, chest wall surgery and Airway surgery and interventions. He has been the Clinical Lead for Thoracic Surgery since 2010. He has been intricately involved in training and teaching and is currently the Training Programme Director for Cardiothoracic Surgery for the West Midlands Deanery, member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for CTh Surgery and FRCS Part III Examiner.
Trained in the West Midlands CTh rotation since 1999 till his appointment as a consultant in 2007.
Qualifications & Accreditations
FRCS (CTh) : 2003
FRCS : 1997
MBBS : 1992
Number of lung cancer operations performed in 2017: 58
Shilajit Ghosh works as part of a team of thoracic surgeons at
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Click here to see data on how this team performed in 2017, including;
- the number of operations to remove lung cancer performed by each surgeon in the team
- the adjusted survival rates 30, 90 and 365 days after surgery to remove lung cancer
- the length of time (defined as median days) patients having cancer surgery at this Trust spend in hospital.
- the percentage of patients readmitted to hospital within 90 days of surgery
- the pooled resection rate of Trusts served by this surgical unit
This data comes from the Lung Cancer Clinical Outcomes Publication. This project makes the results achieved by surgical teams treating lung cancer within NHS England available to the public.
The latest report covers operations performed in 2017. More information about this project is available here.