Diplomate/Fellow –Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

General Thoracic- Esophageal Surgery
VATS-Single Port Technique, Interventional Bronchoscopy
Lung Cancer Surgery

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery/ VATS-Single Port (Scholarship Training –Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong)
Interventional Bronchoscopy / Endobronchial US (EBUS-TBNA)
Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Pulmonary and Esophageal Surgery
Surgical Endoscopy/ Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Thoracic Trauma and Infections
Lung Transplantation

Dr. JunPaul Castolo is a senior consultant in Department of Thoracic Surgery and Anesthesia at Lung Center of the Philippines, the country’s only tertiary specialty hospital dealing with chest and pulmonary diseases. He is an advocate and pioneer in uniportal vats technique at LCP. He trained as a clinical visiting scholar ,mid-2014, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital in Single port Vats technique under Dr. Calvin Ng. Since then, most of the advance VATS procedures at LCP have been uniportal. He has been sharing technique and giving lecture in single port VATS in the Philippines. He is active in the development of Esophagus and Swallowing Center in the Philippines. His clinical interest is centered on minimally invasive surgery for Lung ca, esophageal lesion, mediastinal tumor and interventional bronchoscopy and surgical endoscopy. He attended several international workshop and training in his field of interest.

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Membership in Professional Societies
Fellow, Philippine Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, Incorporated
Board Member, Philippine Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons,
2014, 2015- Chairman, Committee External Affairs, Surgical Research
Fellow, Philippine College of Surgeons, Metro Manila Chapter
Fellow, Philippine Society of General Surgeons
Member, ASEAN VATS Development Study Group
Member, Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (ATCSA)
Member, CardioThoracic Surgery Network (CTSNet)
Philippine Medical Association – Quezon City Medical Society chapter
Manila Central University Medical Alumni Association
Lung Center of the Philippines Medical Staff/Alumni Association

Hospital Participations:
Lung Center of the Philippines
- Esophagus and Swallowing Center
- Lung Transplant Unit Core Group
- Minimally Invasive Unit - VATS
- Interventional Bronchoscopy Unit/ Critical Airway Management
- Member – LCP Institutional Ethics Review Board –GCP Certified
- Hospital/Medical Ethics Committee

Quezon City General Hospital and Medical Center
-Head Thoracic Service and MIS- VATS

-Thoracic and MIS-VATS Consultant

Cardinal Santos Medical Center
-Member Cancer Center Group-Lung Cancer