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Lawrence Okiror

Cardiothoracic Surgery

20 years of experience
20 years of experience

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

Reviewed By

Doctify

About

Lawrence is a Consultant Thoracic and Robotic Surgeon with practicing privileges at London Bridge Hospital and the Lister Hospital in Chelsea. His NHS practice is at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. He trained in cardiothoracic surgery in London at The Royal Brompton and Guy’s Hospitals, and in the West Midlands. 

He offers a full range of thoracic surgical services. His main areas of expertise are in minimally invasive (key-hole) and robot-assisted surgery. He leads the advanced emphysema surgical service at Guy's and St Thomas, treating patients with both key hole and bronchoscopic techniques to improve breathlessness. He has pioneered the use of small valves to treat patients collapsed and leaking lungs.

He leads the central airways service at Guy's and St Thomas' where he works with colleagues to treat patients with some of the most complex problems of the major windpipes.

He is involved in teaching and training of medical students at King's College London, work experience students and doctors at various levels of training. 

He is on the board of the Royal College of Surgeons, advising on advancing surgical techniques particularly in robotic surgery and establishing links to surgical centres in the Far East and Africa designed to improve patient outcomes in resource-constrained countries.

He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals on various topics in general thoracic surgery and authored many chapters in key textbooks in thoracic surgery. 

Subspecialities

Thoracic Surgery

All procedures

  • Thoracic (Lung) Surgery
  • Thoracoscopy or VATS
  • Lobectomy
  • Excision of Benign Lesions
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Excision of Sebaceous Cysts
  • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)

All conditions

  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Tracheobronchial Cancer

Languages

English, Swahili

Qualifications

MBChB, FRCS CTh, FRCSEd CTh

Registered with

General Medical Council: 6150382

Locations

40 Bank Street, London, E14 5NR

Unavailable

27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

  • Monday:
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday:
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday:
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Chelsea Bridge Road, London, SW1W 8RH

  • Monday:
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday:
    4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday:
    3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £250

Follow-up appointment: £200

Reviews

Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

Reviewed By

Doctify