Ms Emma Beddow is a consultant thoracic surgeon at Harefield Hospital, where she treats private and NHS patients.
She studied medicine between 1989 and 1994 at London Hospital Medical College (now part of Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry). She continued her training and became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998.
Between 2000 and 2006, she was a specialist registrar in thoracic surgery for the north London rotation.
In December 2006, Ms Beddow was appointed a consultant thoracic surgeon at Harefield Hospital.
Ms Emma Beddow has specialist expertise in:
- lung cancer surgery
- major airway surgery and stenting
- mediastinal tumours
- benign and malignant pleural disease
- pectus surgery.
She has experience in:
- bronchoplastic resections, including distal airway reconstruction
- extended resections for lung cancer
- tracheal surgery
- endobronchial cryotherapy
- chest wall tumours
- video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
- surgery for emphysema.
Ms Emma Beddow attends European conferences to present scientific papers and share the latest expertise on thoracic conditions.
In addition, overseas doctors visit Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care to observe the techniques and clinical approach of Ms Beddow and her colleagues.
Ms Emma Beddow has co-authored Cardiothoracic Surgery, a handbook for surgeons which is published by the Oxford University Press.