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Mr Marco Scarci

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon MD FRCS (Eng) FCCP, FACS, FEBTS
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Medico Legal Experience

Mr Scarci is a highly experienced Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, specialising in minimally invasive techniques.

He has undertaken Bond Solon Expert Witness training, has experience with joint expert reports and Coroners Courts, and has been involved in high-value litigation.

He is instructed by Claimants and Defendants in clinical negligence and personal injury cases associated with:

  • Breathlessness
  • Chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and carinatum)
  • Collapsed lung (pneumothorax)
  • Emphysema
  • Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)
  • Facial blushing (erythrophobia)
  • Rib deformities
  • Rib fractures
  • Lung cancer
  • Malignant mesothelioma
  • Mediastinal tumours
  • Tracheobronchial cancer
  • Chest infection surgery
  • Chest wall cancer surgery
  • Keyhole (VATS) lung cancer surgery
  • Lobectomy
  • Enhanced recovery and rehabilitation following thoracic surgery
  • Single incision procedures
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thymomas
  • Fractured Ribs
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Tracheal stenosis

Mr Scarci’s appointment availability is approximately 24 hours, and his report turnaround time is 1-2 weeks.

Clinical Experience

Mr Scarci is a highly respected Consultant Thoracic Surgeon with over 10 years of experience, currently practicing at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. His journey started in Malta, honed at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre and Guy’s and St Thomas’ in London, before further refining his skills through a 6-month fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at the University of Toronto. In 2011, his expertise earned him a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon position at Papworth Hospital. Following this, he went on to work at University College London Hospital, San Gerardo Hospital, Italy and Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust, where he is currently based.

Mr Scarci is renowned for his dedication to personalised care, working closely with a multidisciplinary team to ensure optimal outcomes for each patient. He welcomes inquiries about a wide range of surgical and non-surgical treatments, spanning chest wall deformities, lung cancer, rib fractures, and even hyperhidrosis and facial blushing.

His expertise shines in key areas like complex chest wall cancers and deformities, single-incision lung cancer removal, emphysema, and correcting failed pectus deformity repairs. He stays abreast of the latest advancements and actively contributes to research in these fields.

Beyond clinical practice, Mr Scarci holds prestigious positions as an honorary clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College London and a senior clinical tutor at the University of Cambridge. He regularly presents at conferences, shares his knowledge as an editor for esteemed journals, and has authored over 130 publications and four books on thoracic surgery.

Mr Scarci’s dedication extends beyond patient care. He has previously led working groups for the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and actively serves on NICE committees. His commitment to excellence has been recognised with awards like the NHS Clinical Excellence award in 2013.


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