Lung Cancer Surgery Kent

Based in Kent, Book a Virtual Consultation with Lung Cancer Surgeon in London

Even for patients in Kent, UK we can offer a tailor-made solution and either see you conveniently in one of our central London clinics or offer a virtual appointment. This would be around your busy schedule. We can retrieve investigations and scans from any NHS and private hospital in the UK, so you don’t need to worry about those. 

Why book a FREE EMAIL consultation with Mr. Marco Scarci?

We understand that deciding to pay for a private consultation might be a significant committment and a waste of money if a surgeon is not the correct specialist for you. This is why we offer a FREE initial email screening so that we can decide whether we can help or not and, in case not, refer you to the most appropriate specialist. 

What to Expect from Your Consultation with a Lung Cancer Surgeon

Essentially the same that you would get during an in-person consultation. We are not time pressured and listen for as long as needed, we are also available for follow-up discussion by email. 
 
Suppose you’ve scheduled a virtual consultation with a lung cancer surgeon. In that case, it’s natural to have some questions or feel uncertain about what to expect, especially if it’s your first medical consultation in a virtual setting. Here’s an overview to help you prepare and set your expectations for the consultation:

Before the Consultation – Preparation:

You will likely be asked to provide your medical history, including any tests, scans (like CT scans or PET scans), and previous treatments or surgeries. Gather these documents in advance, ideally in a digital format, as you may need to share them during your consultation.

Technology Check:

Ensure your device (computer, tablet, smartphone) has a reliable internet connection, a camera, and a microphone. Test your setup before the consultation to troubleshoot any issues.

List of Medications:

Have a list of any medications you are currently taking. This includes prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, and supplements.

Questions and Concerns:

Write down any questions or concerns you have about your diagnosis, treatment options, potential surgery, recovery, and prognosis. Having a list will ensure you don’t forget to ask something important during your consultation.

During the Consultation – Overview:

The surgeon will likely start by reviewing your medical history and any imaging or test results you’ve provided. This is to understand your current health status and the specifics of your lung cancer diagnosis.

Diagnosis Discussion:

Expect an explanation about the type of lung cancer you have, the stage, and what this means for treatment options.

Treatment Options:

The surgeon will discuss potential treatment options, including surgery, which might be relevant to your case. They will cover the types of surgery available (such as lobectomy, wedge resection, or pneumonectomy), potential benefits, risks, and what the procedures involve.

Decision-Making:

This is your time to ask questions and express any concerns. The surgeon should help guide you in making informed decisions about your care, explaining the pros and cons of different approaches.

Next Steps:

You’ll discuss the next steps, which could include further testing, appointments, or preparation for surgery if that’s the chosen treatment path. They will guide you on what to expect in terms of follow-up consultations, recovery time, and any lifestyle adjustments needed.

After the Consultation – Follow-Up:

Make sure you know how to reach out if you have additional questions or if there are changes in your condition. There should be clear instructions on how to proceed, including scheduling any necessary appointments.

Support Resources:

You might be provided with information on support groups, counseling services, or educational resources to help manage your diagnosis and treatment journey.

Additional Tips –  Privacy and Comfort:

Ensure privacy and a quiet environment for your consultation. Use headphones if needed for better audio privacy and clarity.

Taking Notes:

Consider having someone with you to take notes, or ask the surgeon if you can record the consultation for later review.
 
Remember, virtual consultations have become an effective way to provide specialized medical care, offering convenience and accessibility while maintaining a high standard of personalized consultation. Preparation is key to making the most out of your virtual consultation.

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How To Find Us (Coming to London from Kent)

Mr Scarci is based at several leading hospitals in London. Our friendly secretarial team will guide you through and will set up the most convenient appointment for you.

We are based at the Wellington Hospital, Harley Street Clinic, Bupa Cromwell Hospital and Imperial Private at the Hammersmith Hospital. 
This guide will provide a broad overview. 

By Train

Traveling by train is one of the most convenient ways to get from Kent to London. Southeastern operates frequent services from various locations in Kent into several London termini, including London Victoria, London Charing Cross, and London St Pancras.
 
1. **Plan Your Route**: Use the National Rail website or the Southeastern Railways website to find the most direct route or the route that best suits your needs based on your starting point in Kent.
2. **Buying Tickets**: Tickets can be purchased online, through mobile apps, or at the station. Off-peak travel can save you money if your schedule is flexible.
3. **Travel Cards and Oyster Cards**: For savings on multiple train and tube journeys within London, consider purchasing an Oyster Card or a Travelcard.

By Coach

National Express and other coach services operate routes from various parts of Kent to London. This can be a cost-effective option, though it might take longer than the train.
 
1. **Find Your Route**: Check the National Express website for direct routes from your area in Kent to London.
2. **Book in Advance**: Booking your coach tickets in advance can often secure you a better rate.
3. **London Coach Stations**: Coaches typically arrive at Victoria Coach Station in Central London, from where you can take the Tube, buses, or taxis to your final destination.

By Car

Driving from Kent to London is another option, though you should be aware of potential congestion, especially during peak hours, and be prepared for parking charges.

Public Transport in London

Once in London, the TfL website is invaluable for planning your movements within the city using the Tube, buses, and trains.

Parking Information

Parking is mostly challenging in central London, best option is to park near a tube station and use public transport to reach our locations. Otherwise a limited number of spaces is available but they are rather expensive.

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