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Mathew Ninan, M.D. Set to Speak at Medical Tourism Congress

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The Medical Tourism Association is pleased to announce Mathew Ninan as a speaker at the 4th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress held October 25-26th in Chicago, IL.

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About Dr Mathew Ninan:

Mathew Ninan, M.D. is a thoracic surgical oncologist at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his medical school in India in 1988 and General Surgical training in London, U.K. and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was then appointed as Asst. Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee specializing in thoracic oncology and was also Director of the Lung Transplant Program.

In 2007, Dr. Ninan was appointed the Chief of Surgical Oncology at the University of Tennessee. In 2011, he moved to the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center in Nashville, Tennessee to help develop their thoracic oncology program. In addition to maintaining a busy clinical practice, Dr. Ninan continues to present papers at national and international meeting.

He was awarded the Naruke Fellowship at the World Lung Cancer Congress in 2009, and is due to present another paper at the World Lung Cancer Congress in Amsterdam in June 2011. His present interests include the use of robotic surgery in thoracic oncology and he has recently published a paper using a novel robotic minimally invasive technique.

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