René Horsleben Petersen

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Other titles

Chief Thoracic Surgeon, PhD

Affiliated to

Department of Cardiothoracic SurgeryHeart Centre and Rigshospitalet, Department of Clinical Medicine and University of Copenhagen.

Research areas include

  • Minimally invasive lung surgery 
  • Education and simulation in VATS (Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery) and ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) 
  • Lung cancer screening 
  • Video-assisted thymectomy

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Contact information

Phone: +45 35 45 05 25

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