• About Thoracic Surgery Forum (TSF2020)

    This year, GT2020 will once again be featuring the Thoracic Surgery Forum (TSF2020) organized by Saudi Group for Thoracic Surgery (SGTS) and in collaboration with King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC), Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals (RB&HH), Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) and Institute of Robotic Surgery.

    Thoracic Surgery Forum (TSF2020) will be featured on 13 March 2020 covering all aspects of Thoracic Surgery topics commonly presented at International Thoracic Surgery Conferences.

    Target Audience:

    • Thoracic Surgeons
    • Thoracic Surgery Fellows
    • Cardiothoracic Surgeons
    • General Surgeons
    • Surgeons in Training
    • Medical Oncologists
    • Pulmonologists
    • Pathologists
    • Intensivists

    Target Audience:

    • Radiation Oncologists
    • Chest Radiologists
    • Medical Biologists
    • Research Personnel
    • Allied Health Professionals

    Topics Included:

    • Surgical Intervention in Lung Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Bone Graft Innovative Techniques
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Collection of Innovative Procedures on Videos
    • Discussion Tables
    • Pros and Cons
    • Controversial Issues on Thoracic Surgery
    • Challenging Cases in Thoracic Surgery


    Scientific Program, Lectures, and Workshops will be announced very soon.

  • Dear Colleagues,

    On behalf of the Saudi Group for Thoracic Surgery (SGTS), and the GulfThoracic Congress 2020 Committee, we are pleased to welcome you all to the Thoracic Surgery Forum (TSF2020).

    We extend our heartiest greetings to all delegates and guests. It gives us real honor and privilege to serve as the General Chair for this forum.

    The TSF is coming this year as a continuation of the success of the two proceeding forums with the collaboration with our colleagues in order to enrich this meeting and share both experiences.

    We really wish that the meeting this year will be successful, fruitful as well as enjoyable.

    We also wish you a beautiful stay in a beautiful Dubai.

    Waleed Saleh, MD, FRCSI
    Saudi Group for Thoracic Surgery (SGTS)
    Consultant Thoracic Surgery
    Surgical Director of Lung Transplant Program Department of Surgery
    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre-Riyadh
    Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia