Miss Sofina Begum

Miss Sofina Begum

MB ChB MSc FRCS(C-Th)

Cardiothoracic Surgery

18 years of experience
5 years as a specialist

Subspecialty

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6103151
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £120

    Practices worked at

    Royal Brompton Hospital

    Sydney Street, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NP
    35 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    Not available
    Tue
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wed
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    12:00 - 17:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
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    About

    Miss Sofina Begum received her medical degree from the University of Leicester in 2004. During that time she finished an intercalated BSc in cardiovascular science and went on to complete her basic surgical training in London. 

    Miss Begum achieved her master's degree in surgical science then went on to higher surgical training in Yorkshire. This included training in uniportal minimally invasive surgery (keyhole) for lung cancer and lung volume reduction. She is also trained in endobronchial procedures for airways disease and severe emphysema.

    Since 2017, Miss Begum has been a consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital.

    Miss Begum undertakes thoracic surgery in both adult and paediatric patients.

    Procedures

    • Lobectomy
    • Thoracic (Lung) Surgery
    • Thoracoscopy or VATS
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors
    • Tracheal Stenosis
    • Tracheobronchial Cancer
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    Education

    • FRCS CTh Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2015
    • Masters in Surgical Science University College of London 2010
    • Bachelor of Sciences in Cardiovascular science Leicester University 2003
    • MBChB Medical Degree Leicester University 2004

    Memberships

    • Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland (SCTS)
    • Royal College of Surgeons
    • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
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