Dr. Javier Gallego: we are the changer for the better way for patients

Skylar Gao


The 3rd International Uniportal VATS course jointly organized by the University Hospital Charité in Berlin, Germany, the University Hospital in Coruña, Spain and the Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Tonji University Shanghai, China, was held successfully in Campus Charité Mitte, Berlin, Germany from March 16th to 18th, 2016. During the course, Dr. Javier Gallego, a well-known cardiothoracic surgeon from Hospital Santa Maria, Portugal, gave an excellent presentation on “Uniportal VATS for cardiac procedures”, earning a lot attention from the audience. This time, the Editorial Office of Journal of Visualized Surgery (JOVS) had the great honor to have an interview with Dr. Gallego (Figure 1).