Mr Andrea Bille is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Kings College University, London. He specialises in the treatment of thoracic conditions and in surgery and sees patients privately for a range of conditions including: pneumothorax, pectus deformity, Infection of the pleura / empyema, Rib fractures, Pleural effusion, Lung cancer, Thymoma, Mesothelioma, Mass/lesion in the mediastinum
Mr Bille qualified in 2005 from the University of Turin and trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Italy and at Guy’s Hospital, London. He undertook a clinical fellowship at Guy’s Hospital focusing on mesothelioma surgery and minimally invasive thoracic surgery for the treatment of lung cancer and benign conditions.
In 2013 he was appointed as a consultant at the National Institute of Cancer in Milan, focusing on surgical treatment of lung cancer, thoracic sarcoma and mediastinal tumour which require extensive resection and complex reconstruction. In 2014/15 Mr Bille undertook a clinical fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in the US and trained in thoracoscopy and robotic surgery for the treatment of thoracic malignancies and advance technique with complex reconstruction for extensive thoracic malignancies. He completed his PhD in 2015 which focussed surgical treatment of mesothelioma.
Mr Bille has published extensively and presented at conferences worldwide. He is Associate Editor of the thoracic section of the Tumori Journal and the Journal of Thoracic Disease. Mr Bille is involved a number of research projects on lung cancer, thymoma and mesothelioma analysing the role of surgery and new multimodality approaches. He is a member of the thymoma and mesothelioma international staging committee and he is chair of the mesothelioma database of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).
Mr Bille has developed an interest in robotic surgery for diaphragmatic disease including diaphragmatic elevation paralysis and diaphragmatic endometriosis.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
Thoracic (Lung) Surgery
Thoracoscopy Or VATS
• Pectus deformity
• Infection of the pleura / empyema
• Rib fractures
• Pleural effusion
• Lung cancer
• Mass/lesion in the mediastinum
MD (2005) University of Turin
PhD (2015) University of Milan
British Medical Association
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
General Medical Council
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
International Thymic Malignancies Interest Group (ITMIG)
The Royal College of Radiologists
Royal College of Physicians