Editorial Team

The management of our journal is a collaborative endeavor by the whole editorial team, featuring an active, widely respected, diverse, and representative Editorial Board. The editorial structure of the journal is listed as below and the roles and responsibilities of the editorial team are available at: https://www.amegroups.com/pages/journal-management#content-title.

Editors-in-Chief

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Changqing Pan

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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G. Alexander Patterson, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
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Gaetano Rocco, MD, FRCS (Ed), FETCS, FCCP

Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

Executive Editor-in-Chief

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Wentao Fang, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Associate Editors-in-Chief

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Xiaolong Fu, MD, PhD

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Shun Lu

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Qingquan Luo, MD, PhD

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Hua Zhong, MD, PhD

Department of Pulmonology, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai Chest Hospital affiliated with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Associate Editor

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Marco Scarci, MD, FRCS, FCCP, FACS, FEBTS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy

Editorial Board

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Adham Ahmed, BS

CUNY School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
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Timothy E. Albertson, MD, MPH, PhD

Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Sacramento, CA, USA
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Ahmed Alwali, MD

Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplant Surgery, Rostock University, MV, Germany
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Arian Arjomandi Rad, MBBS, BSc (Hons)

Division of Medical Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, School for Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
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Massimiliano Bassi

Thoracic Surgery Unit, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
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Pascal Berna, MD

Thoracic Surgery, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Clinique Pauchet, Amiens, France
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Andrea Bille

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
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Alessio Campisi, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery Department, University and Hospital Trust - Borgo Trento, Verona, Italy.
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Angelo Carretta, MD, PhD

School of Medicine, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
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Roberto Cascone

Department of Thoracic Surgery, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico della Basilicata, Rionero in Vulture, Italy
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George Cheng, MD, PhD, FCCP, DAABIP

Division of Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
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Sujith V. Cherian, MD, FCCP

Department of Medicine, Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health-McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
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Aman Coonar

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital, Hitchin, UK
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Johannes (Hans) M.A. Daniels, MD, PhD

Amsterdam UMC, Locat VUmc, Dept Pulm Med, ZH 4F-004, POB 7075, NL-1007 MB Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Ramon Andrade De Mello, MD, FACP, PhD

University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
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Mr Paulo De Sousa

Academic Division of Thoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, part of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
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Ali Dodge-Khatami, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery

Clinic for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
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Ilias P. Doulamis MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
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Jimmy T. Efird, PhD, MSc

VA CSPCC - Boston, MA USA SoM CWRU - Cleveland, OH USA
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Takashi Eguchi, MD, PhD, FCCP, FACS

Senior Assistant Professor, Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
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Piotr Gabryel, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland
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Christian Galata, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Center for Thoracic Diseases, University Medical Center Mainz, Germany
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Filippo Tommaso Gallina

Thoracic Surgery Unit, IRCCS Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy
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Stephen Gerfer, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Center, University Hospital of Cologne, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
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Bahil Ghanim, MD, PhD

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria.
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Alessandro Gonfiotti

Thoracic Surgery Unit, Cardiothoracic Department, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
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Michel Gonzalez, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
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Manuel Granell

Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
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Irbaz Hameed

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
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Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS, FCCP, FACP, FRCP(C), FERS

Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
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Takashi Harano, MD

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, ‎California‎, USA
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Sammer Hirji, MD

Harvard Med Sch, Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Surg, Div Thorac & Cardiac Surg, 15 Francis St, Boston, MA, USA.
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Tomoyuki Hishida, MD, PhD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
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Junji Ichinose, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, the Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation of Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
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Terunaga Inage, MD, PhD

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan; Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital - University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
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Jasper Iske, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum der Charité (DHZC), Berlin, Germany
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Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Falk Cardiovascular Research Center, Stanford, CA, USA
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Hiroyuki Kaneda, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kansai Medical University Medical Center, Osaka, Japan
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Izumi Kawagoe, MD, PhD

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
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Fayez Kheir, MD, MSc

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
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Daisuke Kimura, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan
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Lars Konge, MD, PHD

Copenhagen Academy for Medical Education and Simulation, University of Copenhagen and The Capital Region of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Douglas Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP

Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
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Aaron Lisberg, MD

Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Alberto Lopez-Pastorini, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, St. Hildegardis and Augustinerinnen Hospitals, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
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James D. Luketich, MD, FACS

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Francesco Maisano, FESC, FHFA

Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
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Arian Mansur, BA

Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
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Giulio Maurizi, MD, PhD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Ospedale Sant’Andrea, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
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Fabrizio Minervini, MD, PhD

Cantonal Hosp Lucerne, Dept Thorac Surg, Luzern, Switzerland.
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Tamas F. Molnar, MD, PhD, DSc, FETCS

St Sebastian Thoracic Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Petz A University Teaching Hospital, Győr, Hungary; Operational Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pécs, Hungary
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Nandan Kumar Mondal, MSc, MPhil, PhD

Division of Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Circulatory Support, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
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Takashi Murashita, MD

University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, Missouri, USA
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Tomohisa Nagasao, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Kagawa National University, Takamatsu and Osaka, Japan
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Rahul Nayak, MD, FRCS(C)

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
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Nuria M Novoa, MD, PhD, FEBTS

Thoracic Surgery Department. Puerta de Hierro-Majadahonda University Hospital, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
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Akshay Patel

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Birmingham, England, UK
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Francesco Petrella, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
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George Rakovich, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montréal, QC, Canada
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Duvuru Ram, M.B.,B.S., MS (General Surgery), MCh (Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery)

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kauvery Hospitals, Chennai, India
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Janani S. Reisenauer

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
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Antonio Rossi, MD

Division of Medical Oncology, Scientific Institute for Research and Health Care (IRCCS) "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza”, San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy
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Alessandro Russo, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology Unit, Department of Onco-Hematology, A.O. Papardo, Messina, Italy
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Amir H. Sadeghi, MD, MSc, PhD

Department of Cardiothoracic surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Pablo Sanchez, MD, PhD, FACS

Division of Lung Transplant and Lung Failure, UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Davorin Sef, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiac Surgery and Transplant Unit, Harefield Hospital, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, Part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Harefield, United Kingdom
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Consolato Maria Sergi, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAP

Div. Anat. Pathology, Children’s Hosp. Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
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Elliot Servais, MD, FACS

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA, USA
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Yoshihisa Shimada, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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Jeffrey Shuhaiber, MD

Heart and Vascular Center and Department of Surgery at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA; University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
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Sara J. Shumway, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Juichi Soh, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Osaka, Japan
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Davor Stamenovic, MD, PhD, MHBA

Depatment of Thoracic Surgery, Center for Thoracic Diseases, University Hospital Mainz, Germany
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Jun Suzuki, MD, PhD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery 2,Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
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Kai Swenson

Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
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Nicola Tamburini, MD.

Department of Surgery, Section of Thoracic Surgery, Sant’Anna University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy.
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Luis F Tapias, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
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Marcus Taylor, MBChB, MRCS, MSc

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University Hospital Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
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Davide Tosi

Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation Unit, Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
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Simon R Turner, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Yuichiro Ueda, MD, PhD

Department of General Thoracic, Breast and Pediatric Surgery, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University
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Federico Venuta, MD

Department of Surgery “Paride Stefanini” - Thoracic Surgery Unit, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
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Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, MD, MBA, FACS, FRCSC, FRCSE (CTh), FICS

Professor and Director of Thoracic Surgery Loyola University Health System, Chicago, USA
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Jonathan Villena-Vargas

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
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Alison Wallace, MD, PHD, FRCSC

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
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Thorsten Walles, MD, FETCS

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Clinic of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
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Douglas West

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston, Bristol, UK
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Tomohiro Yazawa, MD, PhD

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Integrative Center of General Surgery; Department of General Surgical Science, Gunma University Hospital, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan.
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Yojiro Yutaka, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto, Japan

Cover Image Illustrator

Zhijing Xu

Shanghai, China

Corresponding Editor

Molly J Wang

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest

Science Editor

Mira Wu

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest

Skylar Gao

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest

Teresa Lin

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest