Witold Rzyman

Witold Rzyman

Professor and Chief Surgeon, Department of Thoracic Surgery

University Clinical Centre Medical University of Gdańsk


Professor Rzyman is a certified thoracic and general surgeon with a special interest in lung cancer screening. His other academic interests include tracheal surgery, multimodality treatment of Pancoast tumours, and surgical treatment of mesothelioma and thymoma.

Professor Rzyman is also involved in numerous lung cancer screening initiatives and is the leader of several grants and projects on lung cancer screening. He holds positions in a number of local, national and international committees. He is one of the initiators and a Scientific Committee Member of the Nationwide Programme of Early Lung Cancer Detection (WWRP) in Poland.