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Mr Timothy James Peacock Batchelor

Last updated: 4 Jan 2023

GMC: 4212803
Areas of Practice: Thoracic
Region: London North
Hospitals: St Bartholomew's Hospital

Tim Batchelor graduated from Edinburgh University Medical School in 1995 and completed training in cardiothoracic surgery in Scotland and Yorkshire. In 2007 he was appointed as a consultant in thoracic surgery at Bristol Royal Infirmary and oversaw a transformation in the way thoracic surgery was delivered. In particular, the unit became well known as a VATS training centre and as a pioneer of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS).

In 2022, Mr. Batchelor moved to St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London to augment the well-established and innovative team at the Barts Thorax Centre. He continues as lead for thoracic surgery for the international ERAS Society and is principle author of the thoracic ERAS guidelines. In addition, he is a member of the EACTS thoracic domain and is on the organising committee for the SCTS annual meeting. He also sits on the ERS/ESTS committee responsible for producing the guidelines for the assessment of fitness for the radical treatment of lung cancer.

Clinical interests include ERAS and patient outcomes, minimally-invasive segmentectomy, the role of surgery in the multi-modal treatmentof lung cancer, and lung volume reduction for emphysema. Research, either as PI or co-applicant, has included VIOLET, PulMiCC, LIBERATE, GAP and RAMON.

Thoracic Surgery

This consultant has been a part of the following outcomes audits, please click on any outcomes audit to see their data:

National Lung Cancer Audit - 2017

SCTS Committees

This consultant is or was a member of the following committees, click on any committee to see more information:

CommitteeOfficeTerm of Office
Board of RepresentativesThoracic Surgery Representative2021-2024



St Bartholomew's Hospital
Dept of Thoracic Surgery
West Smithfield
United Kingdom

Secretary: Jacqueline South
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Secretary Telephone: 020 3765 8843

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