Mr Vijay Joshi is a consultant thoracic surgeon based in Manchester. He completed a 2-year advanced surgical fellowship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA as well as an observership at the University of Toronto and a robotic / minimally invasive fellowship at James Cook University Hospital prior to being appointed as a Consultant in 2019. He is chair of the high-risk lung cancer multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meeting at MFT.
His area of specialism is in diseases / injuries of the chest.
Lung Cancer - diagnosis, staging, surgical treatment
Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive (VATS) surgery
Emphysema - Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Mr Joshi has been undertaking medicolegal work since 2019 and takes instruction from both claimant and defendant in both personal injury and clinical negligence cases.
Mr Joshi has undergone medico-legal training with Bond Solon (Civil Expert Witness Certificate) as well as with MPS. He has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Law with Northumbria University Law School and is currently undertaking a part time law degree (LL.B Hons) at Nottingham Law School. He has also completed mediation training (civil, commercial, and workplace) on a CMC accredited course.
More information on his practice, including surgical videos can be found on his Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Network page (CTSnet) here.
National Trainee in Cardiothoracic Surgery: East Midlands Deanery (2018), Mediation training (Civil & Commercial, Workplace) completed under National Dispute Resolution (CMC accredited) 2020
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), Member of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland, Member of the Manchester and District Medicolegal Society, Member of the Ontario Bar Association, Member of the Medical Protection Society