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Michael R. Gooseman is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Hull University Teaching Hospitals. He believes that to provide both the highest standards of patient care along with a positive patient experience, it is important to ensure an extremely thorough assessment prior to consideration of any surgical intervention. This should be followed by the highest levels of attention in ensuring technical excellence in carrying out surgery and post operative care and follow up needs to be both extremely thorough and individually tailored.


Mr Michael R. Gooseman is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, based at Hull University Teaching Hospitals. He was appointed as a substantive consultant surgeon in 2022 following specialist training as a specialist trainee in cardiothoracic surgery and a period as a locum consultant from October 21 in the same trust.

Mr Gooseman has a busy and active thoracic surgical practice with a major interest in minimally invasive surgery including robotic thoracic surgery. He is also a consultant for the trusts Major Trauma team with regular clinical commitment to this service. Injuries to the chest and thoracic trauma surgery are of major clinical and academic interest and he is an active member of the Chest Wall Injury Society.

Mr Gooseman is actively involved in education. He grew up locally and understands the challenges faced in the area and is very much committed to supporting those from more disadvantaged backgrounds progress in their lives and career. He is an honorary senior clinical lecturer and also the academic lead for MBBS Electives at Hull York Medical School.

Mr Gooseman was awarded the European Society Thoracic Surgeons Young Investigator Award in 2020 and is actively involved in research and audit. Patient feedback is of paramount importance and Mr Gooseman uses it to ensure he is providing the highest levels of clinical care.

Medico-legal Practice

As an expert witness, Mr Gooseman accepts cases involving personal injury report writing including aspects of current condition and prognosis often in relation to thoracic / chest trauma. He also accepts cases involving clinical negligence report writing, including aspects of breach of duty and causation. He fully understands his duty as an expert to the Court under Pt35 of the Civil Procedure Rules and has undertaken specific expert witness training completing Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Certificate in 2023.
Other areas of interest include general adult thoracic surgery (excluding transplantation), surgical safety standards and serious incidents.



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