Hollywood Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Hollywood Private Hospital specialist Lucas Sanders

Mr Lucas Sanders

FRACS

Dr Lucas Sanders is a Cardio-thoracic surgeon who manages the full spectrum of thoracic patient care including diagnostic procedures to surgical treatment for lung, mediastinal and pleural conditions. Ninety-five per cent of his practice is done using keyhole surgery. More than half of these cases are keyhole lobectomies, the remaining procedures being for isolated metastasis resection and a variety of other conditions.

Clinical Practice

Dr Lucas Sanders manages the full spectrum of thoracic patient care including diagnostic procedures to surgical treatment for lung, mediastinal and pleural conditions. Ninety-five per cent of his practice is done using keyhole surgery. More than half of these cases are keyhole lobectomies, the remaining procedures being for isolated metastasis resection and a variety of other conditions.

Dr Sanders now operates at Hollywood Private Hospital on a weekly basis. He is one of a few surgeons in Perth applying the minimally invasive approach to lung surgery. To date, he has performed well over a hundred Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) lobectomies.

Dr Sanders has a commitment to early diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients. He will oversee their complete work-up in collaboration with respiratory, radiology and nuclear physician colleagues. For country patients, he is happy to liaise with GPs regarding coordination of investigations in Perth.

Background and Training

Originally from the Netherlands, Dr Sanders has been a cardiothoracic surgeon since 1997. He practiced for 12 years in South Africa in cardiothoracic surgery, then returned to Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven as a locum surgeon. Since 2008 he has been a consultant at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.

• Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
• Thoracoscopic lung surgery
• Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Emphysema

Consults at :

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital