Stamenkovic, Mr. Sasha

Mr. Sasha StamenkovicConsultant Thoracic Surgeon

  • Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
  • Tel: 0191 213 7701
  • GMC Code: 3668393
  • Qualifications: BSc MBChB FRCS Eng (CTh)
  • Special Interests

    Minimally Invasive thoracic surgery- VATS and Robotic.

    Endobronchial Valve Treatments for Advanced Emphysema

    Lung Preservation Surgery

    Chest Wall deformities

  • Biography

    Appointed Thoracic consultant in 2007, am Training Director for Cardiothoracic Surgery, North East and STC chair. 

    Set up VATS resection, North East - minimally-invasive surgery to reduce complications, pain , length of hospital stay, and allow patients to return earlier to their normal lives and/or receive additional treatments when necessary.

    Set up simulation courses into operative and non-operative skills. 

    Regional lead for palliative draining of pleural effusions - I have worked with Industry to provide a safe community service by the use of indwelling pleural catheters. 

    Trust lead for chest drains and innovation in thoracic surgery including Robotics.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    Freeman (Monday pm)

    Sunderland (Thursday pm)

  • Name of Secretary
    Andrea Ward
  • Any other Information

    Married with 2 girls

  • Mr Sasha Stamenkovic 
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