Area of Clinical Practice
Pathology of tumours of the lung
Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists
Professor John Gosney is consultant thoracic pathologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Honorary Professor of Thoracic Pathology at the University of Liverpool. He also holds a visiting professorship in thoracic pathology at Charles University, Prague. He graduated with first class honours in Physiology in 1977, completed his study of Medicine in 1980 and completed his doctorate in 1985. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists.
Professor Gosney is a specialist thoracic pathologist responsible for providing the service in diagnostic thoracic pathology to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and to the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. He has internationally acknowledged expertise in the pathology of tumours of the lung, especially their differential diagnosis, and has a particular interest in neuroendocrine tumours and their precursor lesions. He has researched and written widely in the field, having published more than 100 papers, numerous reviews and book chapters, and a monograph.
He is co-author of the Royal College of Pathologists’ data-sets and guidelines for the handling and reporting of pulmonary specimens, a member of the Department of Health’s Advisory Board for Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma and a contributor to the World Health Organization’s classification of tumours of the lungs and pleura.
BSc (hons) MD FRCPath
Royal Liverpool University Hospital and University of Liverpool