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Doug West

University Hospitals Bristol

Doug West trained in thoracic surgery in Scotland, and completed his fellowship training at Toronto General Hospital in Canada. He has been a consultant in Bristol since 2011, and was previously a Locum Consultant at the Golden Jubilee in Glasgow.

Doug is the Thoracic Surgery Audit Lead at the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery, and chairs the SCTS Audit Committee. He sits on the Lung Cancer Clinical Expert Group at NHS England, and most recently was Vice Chair of the Guideline Update Committee for the 2019 NICE Lung Cancer Guideline.

He lives in Bristol with his wife who is also a surgeon and their two children.