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Mr Joel Dunning

Last updated: 3 Jan 2024

GMC: 4443605
Areas of Practice: Thoracic
Region: North East
Hospitals: James Cook University Hospital

I am a consultant Thoracic Surgeon with an interest in endoscopic lung cancer surgery and Robotic Lung Cancer surgery. I also have an interest in mimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum, endoscopic repair of diaphragm paralysis and I have developed a novel technique for lung cancer resection called microlobectomy (

I also run a course called CALS which teaches surgeons worldwide how to better look after patients after cardiothoracic surgery ( and the guidelines are attached in additional information

Feel free to get in touch or have a look at my full website which can be found at

Training Attended

  • Intuitive Surgical Robotic training programme
  • Uniportal VALS lobectomy (La Coruna)
  • One year VATS lobectomy fellowship in Edinburgh

Qualifications & Accreditations

  • BM.BCh
  • BA(hons) Oxon
  • FRCS(CTh)
  • PhD

Additional Information

EACTS Resuscitation Guidelines

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
Academic & ResearchMember-
InnovationMember2021 - 2024
Thoracic SurgeryRobotics2021-2024


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