Ms Emma Beddow is a pioneering consultant thoracic surgeon in London who specialises in pleural effusion, pneumothorax, mediastinal tumours, lung cancer, as well as chest wall tumours. She currently practises at the Harefield Hospital in Harefield.
The first trainee in the UK to be fully trained in pure thoracic surgery, Ms Beddow is renowned for her specialisation in lung cancer surgery, major airway surgery and stenting, metastasectomy, benign and malignant pleural disease, and pectus surgery. With further experience in bronchoplastic resections, tracheal surgery, endobronchial cryotherapy, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, and surgery for emphysema, Ms Beddow shares the latest expertise on thoracic conditions at various conferences around Europe.
Ms Beddow successfully completed an MBBS in 1994 at the London Hospital Medical College, and since then, has gone from strength to strength in her medical career. Today, she is considered to be one of the top trainers in the UK in thoracic surgery and even collaborated as co-author in the Oxford Handbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery, published by the Oxford University Press. She practices at the esteemed King Edward VII Hospital in London.