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									Consultant Profile

                                        Qualifying in medicine at the University of Newcastle
                                        upon Tyne in 1993, Mr Aitchison undertook general
                                        surgical training in the North of England rotation, prior
                                        to completing his MD research. He then trained in
                                        Cardiothoracic surgery in the UK and St Louis in
                                        Missouri, USA. He was appointed full-time Consultant
                                        Cardiothoracic Surgeon to the Essex Cardiothoracic
                                        Centre in June 2007 and is currently the Lead for
                                        Thoracic Surgery for the CTC.
   Mr Doug Aitchison
                                        He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of
   MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MD,
                                        England and a member of the Society for Cardio-
   FRCS(Eng), FRCS(CTh)
                                        Thoracic Surgery in the UK, European Association for
   Consultant                           Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and the Society for Thoracic
   Cardiothoracic Surgeon
                                        Surgery (USA).

                                        Mr Aitchison’s main interests are in:

                                        Adult Cardiac Surgery including coronary artery
                                        bypass by on-pump or off-pump methods
                                        including multiple arterial techniques, and aortic
                                        valve replacement.

                                        Adult Thoracic Surgery including lung cancer
                                        surgery, diagnostic chest surgery and surgery for
                                        pneumothorax, pleural effusion or infection

                                        Contact Details:
                                        Tel: 01268 394 217
                                        Fax: 01268 394 570

   Orwell Private Cardiothoracic Unit, Basildon University Hospital, Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex. SS16 5NL

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