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Understanding lung surgery podcast

Lung surgery is performed to repair or remove part of the lung and is a treatment option for several lung conditions, including lung cancer.

In our latest health and wellness podcast St John of God Subiaco Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgeon A/Prof Chris Merry provides valuable insights into lung surgery, the different types of surgery, recovery and surgical advancements.

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Dr Chris Merry Cardiothoracic surgeon

About the Presenter

Associate Professor Christopher Merry is an Australian-based health professional. Christopher is trained as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon and has a practice located in Murdoch and Subiaco. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. 

His special interests include all aspects of lung cancer surgery, particularly minimally invasive lung resection including early recovery after surgery programmes. He has an interest in Heart transplantation and LVAD insertion, Mitral valve repair, aortic valve replacement, atrial fibrillation surgery, arterial coronary revascularisation, and aortic procedures.