Marcin Zielinski, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland

Dr. Zielinski graduated from the Medical Academy in Warsaw in 1983 and subsequently specialized in general and thoracic surgery. He gained his doctorate in 1994 from the Medical Academy in Warsaw and in 2006 was awarded his Habilitation by the Jagiellonian University, Cracow, for studies on factors affecting the effectiveness of the operative treatment of myasthenia gravis. Since 1996 he has been Head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery and since 2004, also Director of the Pulmonary Hospital in Zakopane. Dr. Zielinski is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (Torino) and a reviewer of thoracic surgery manuscripts for several leading journals. He is the author of almost 70 original articles in indexed journals. His clinical interests are Esophageal surgery, Surgery of the Mediastinum, Myasthenia gravis and Broncho-angio-plastic procedures.