Clinical Lead Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust
Kelvin Lau is Consultant and Lead Thoracic Surgeon at St Bartholomew''s Hospital, London. He was appointed as the first Consultant Thoracic Surgeon for St Bartholomew''s Hospital where he set up the thoracic surgery service, introduced VATS lobectomy and endobronchial programmes, and recently, one of the first dedicated 24/7 cardiothoracic robotic surgery programme in the UK. In November 2015 led the first team in Europe to successfully use the latest version of navigation bronchoscopy, and went on to do the first in the world endobronchial microwave ablation of lung tumour in February 2018. His interests include the relationship of service provision to outcomes, intraoperative visualisation and therapeutic navigation bronchoscopy. He is on the steering committee for the European NAVIGATE trial, chief investigator for the NAVABLATE trial, and principal investigator for the MARS2 and NAVIGATE trials.