Clinical expertise

Miss Sofina Begum is a consultant thoracic surgeon, and her clinical expertise includes:


Miss Sofina Begum is a consultant thoracic surgeon at Royal Brompton Hospital, where she treats private and NHS patients.

She received her medical degree from the University of Leicester in 2004. During that time she finished an intercalated BSc in cardiovascular science and went on to complete her basic surgical training in London.

Miss Begum achieved her master’s in surgical science and then went on to higher surgical training in Yorkshire. She has completed training in uniportal (keyhole) minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer and lung volume reduction. She is also trained in endobronchial procedures for airway disease and severe emphysema.

Since 2017, Miss Begum has been a consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Research interests

Miss Sofina Begum’s research interests include lung volume reduction surgery, minimally invasive surgery for early-stage lung cancer and chest wall sarcomas.

She is currently overseeing the development of a web-based patient education platform.