Mr Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and team is one of the very few in London and United Kingdom fully trained and qualified to perform chest surgery with the Intuitive Da Vinci Robotic System.


Utilizing the most advanced technology today, the Da Vinci Robot provides the surgeon with enhanced vision, surgical precision, increased range of motion, dexterity and improved access to perform even the most complex surgeries such as:

  •   Lung resection (segmentectomy, lobectomy and other complex lung resections)
  •   Thymectomy for myasthenia Gravis
  •   Thymectomy for thymoma, Thymic cyst, Thymic Carcinoma
  •   Resection of other mediastinal masses
  •   Plication of the diaphragm
  •   Lymph gland removal


Because da Vinci Surgery is performed through a few tiny incisions between the ribs, patients avoid both a large incision and the having their ribs spread.


The benefits for the patient include: Less tissue trauma, less pain, shorter hospital stay, faster return to normal activity and less scarring.


Following a thorough and detailed consultation together we can determine if the Robotic surgical approach with the Da Vinci System is indicated and beneficial.


If you would like to see the robot please click here.


Procedure specific typical operative video can be visualized by request during consultation.