Professional background

Mr Mario De Luca Jr is a locum consultant thoracic surgeon at University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street. Mr De Luca finished his thoracic surgery training at Nossa Senhora Conceicao Hospital in Porto Alegre / Brasil in 2000.

He worked in his country as a consultant surgeon until 2020 when he moved to the UK. He has been a member of the thoracic surgery unit since then. Mr De Luca is interested in minimally invasive thoracic procedures - standard lung resections, main airway surgery (trachea and main bronchi), esophageal surgery and video-assisted sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis.


Research interests

  • VATS uni / multiportal (lung / esophagus)
  • Lung cancer
  • Hyperhidrosis


  • Trans-hiatal esophagectomy - Thoracic Surgery Textbook - Manoel Ximenes / 2004, Brasil