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    Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas

    Diego Gonzalez Rivas is a graduate of Santiago de Compostela University and the College of Physicians & Surgeons of A Coruña University. He received training in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and lung transplantation at A Coruña University Hospital. He was the founder of the Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Unit (UCTMI) in A Coruña Hospitals. He is the director of the Uniportal VATS Training Program at Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital.

    Dr. Gonzalez Rivas serves on several editorial boards, and he is a reviewer of many scientific journals. He also collaborates with SECT, ESTS, EACTS ISMICS and AATS. He is a European board certificated surgeon since 2010 (FECTS).

    He has been accepted as the pioneer surgeon in the world performing uniportal VATS anatomic lung resections since 2009, non-intubated uniportal major pulmonary resections since 2014 and unisurgeon uniportal VATS technique since 2016. He is also an expert in uniportal subxiphoid resections and a pioneer in complex uniportal VATS carinal and bronchovascular sleeve reconstructions.

    He has published more than 100 papers describing these procedures and his results in the most important medical journals and textbooks of thoracic surgery.

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