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32 results found for 'Respiratory Medicine' in East London, London, UK

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
Recommended by 11 specialists
27 years of experience

Professor Branley is a lung specialist and is on the Specialist Register with the General Medical Council (GMC) as a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine providing specialist diagnosis and treatment for respiratory, chest and sleep disorders. Professor Branley has specialised in respiratory medicine for over 20 years, with more than 10 years experience as an NHS Consultant. Professor Branley typically sees patients with cough, wheeze, breathlessness and snoring. Professor Branley has expertise in a wide variety of lung diseases particularly asthma, sarcoidosis, sleep apnoea, tuberculosis (TB), pneumonia, lung cancer and pleural disease e.g. pneumothorax and pleural effusion. Professor Branley is particularly interested in seeing patients with unexplained breathlessness or cough and will work with you in a methodical manner to establish a diagnosis and formulate a personalised management plan.

Professor Branley trained in Respiratory Medicine in London teaching hospitals including The Royal Brompton, The Hammersmith, St Mary's and Charing Cross Hospitals. Professor Branley has also trained in aviation medicine at the Royal Air Force School of Aviation Medicine and he is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Professor Branley has a keen interest in medical education and he is a Visiting Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of West London. He has been an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London, Imperial College London and the University of Buckingham. Professor Branley is an Honorary NHS Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Professor Branley was revalidated by the GMC on 7th October 2015 with his next revalidation due in October 2020. Professor Branley's most recent annual Consultant Appraisal was on 30th September 2019.


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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
22 years of experience

Dr Shafick Gareeboo is a Consultant Respiratory Physician based in London, UK. He has a specialist interest in general medicine, respiratory medicine and lung cancer.

After completing his medical training at the University of Aberdeen, Dr Gareeboo then moved to London and began research into the genetics of sarcoidosis at the Royal Free and Royal Brompton Hospital. Following this he undertook his specialist training in respiratory and internal medicine working in North-West London including; Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust. He later went on to complete an MSc in respiratory medicine from Imperial College and has numerous peer-reviewed publications.  

Other career achievements include developing a respiratory high dependency unit at East and North Herts NHS Trust and leading the tuberculosis service at Ealing Hospital. He is the current Chair of the South-East London Lung Cancer Pathway Group.

He has a keen medical teacher and is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at King's College London.

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
Recommended by 1 specialist
17 years of experience

Dr Patel works as a Consultant Physician at King’s College Hospital where he is also Clinical Lead for Respiratory medicine. He is an experienced specialist in all aspects of Respiratory Medicine.

Dr Patel lectures on areas of Respiratory Medicine and is actively involved as a lead in undergraduate teaching at King’s College Hospital. He is a member of various professional and specialist bodies, and continues to engage in research.

Dr Patel graduated from King’s College London and undertook postgraduate training in Respiratory and General (Internal) Medicine in London at some of the country’s leading hospitals including King’s College Hospital, St Thomas’s Hospital and the Royal Brompton Hospital. 

During his higher specialist training he went on to study for an MD in the Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology within King’s College London. His research work is published in high impact factor international journals and he is a collaborator on projects both nationally and internationally. His work has also been presented at major international symposia.

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
21 years of experience

Professor Toby Maher studied at the University of Southampton’s School of Medicine.

Following that, he trained in respiratory medicine at Royal Brompton Hospital, the transplant unit at Harefield Hospital and at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. During his training, he gained a master’s (MSc) in respiratory medicine at Imperial College London.

In 2005, Professor Maher was awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship. This enabled him to study the molecular mechanisms involved in the development of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He did this research at the centre for respiratory research at University College London and it culminated in the award of a PhD.

Professor Toby Maher is consultant respiratory physician based at Royal Brompton Hospital.

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
14 years of experience

Dr Peter George studied at Imperial College London and received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 2005.

After that, Dr George trained in respiratory and general medicine at the most prestigious centres in London. He completed his specialist training in interstitial lung disease at Hammersmith and Royal Brompton hospitals in London and at the National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver, Colorado, USA.

In 2009, Dr George was awarded an academic clinical fellowship in respiratory medicine at Imperial College London. With funding from the Medical Research Council, Dr George completed his PhD on the role of the immune system in pulmonary inflammation.


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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
Recommended by 2 specialists
25 years of experience

Dr. John Chinegwundoh is presently a consulting Doctor of Respiratory Medicine at a number of private hospitals in and around Surrey, including the Ashtead and Kingston-upon-Thames areas. With his speciality in respiratory conditions, any patients suffering from problems like a cough, COPD/emphysema, asthma, or other lung or respiratory problems are the perfect candidates to visit Dr. Chinegwundoh. 

The doctor’s education began at Cambridge in 1994, where he graduated with his BChir (Bachelor of Surgery), and his MB in 1995. He also went on to win a first class honours degree via the Albert Hopkinson Prize for Medicine at Emmanuel College. 

Dr. Chinegwundoh trained at some of the top hospitals throughout the UK, and also undertook additional training aboard at various institutions. In the UK, he rotated through Royal Brompton Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Free and University College. He won a competitive scholarship to spend three years as an International Fellow at Columbia University in New York, USA while completing his Doctorate in Medicine.

He has been inducted as a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians, is a member of the British Medical Association, and currently serves as President of the Cambridge Medical Graduate’s Society.  

Dr. Chinegwundoh believes strongly in research and development of new treatments and techniques. He continues to work studying the immune system and lungs in a research capacity, especially in the areas of cough, asthma, COPD, respiratory infections, and Interstitial Lung Disease. 

In 2009, following the retirement of one of his colleagues and mentors, the Dr. Chinegwundoh was elevated to the Senior Chest Consultant position at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. More recently, he was also granted the honour of being appointed as the Clinical Director for Respiratory Medicine at that same institution. These positions have allowed the doctor to lead a team of staff, both medical/nursing and administrative, in order to ensure top quality service to patients suffering from respiratory ailments. 

His patients and colleagues highly recommend him for his knowledge and abilities. For patients suffering from a respiratory ailment, Dr. Chinegwundoh can provide much-needed relief, treatment, and improvement, to allow patients to live a better quality of life.  

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine

Professor Pallav Shah studied medicine at Guy’s Hospital Medical School (now part of King’s College London) and qualified in 1989. He completed his specialist training in respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital (part of Imperial College Healthcare) and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

For nearly 20 years, he has worked as a consultant physician at Royal Brompton Hospital, where he treats both NHS and private patients.

Dedicated to improving standards of care for patients, Professor Pallav Shah serves on national and global guideline groups. He is specialist adviser to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). He is a member of the Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Renal, Respiratory and Allergy Expert Advisory Group for the Commission on Human Medicines, which advises ministers on the safety, efficacy and quality of medicinal products. 

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
22 years of experience

Dr William Man is Consultant Chest Physician at the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, one of the leading specialist cardiorespiratory hospitals in Europe. He is also Reader in Respiratory Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London - one of the world's leading respiratory research units.

Dr Man qualified with distinction honours at Imperial College London in 1997. He went on to train in respiratory and general internal medicine at major London teaching hospitals, including Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Royal Brompton and King’s College hospitals.

Dr Man is an acknowledged leading international expert in chronic respiratory care, COPD and pulmonary rehabilitation.

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine

Joseph Gannon is a Senior Physiologist specialising in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, and is proficient in the diagnosis and treatment of a vast array of sleep disorders in patients experiencing sleep problems including insomnia, snoring and sleep apnoea. A key part of his role is to ensure that specialised guidance and support is provided from the time of diagnosis until the successful treatment of the disorder in question.

As the Chief Sleep Physiologist at The Sleep Disorders Clinic, Joseph is responsible for the interpretation of sleep studies, patient continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) initiations and compliance follow-ups. He also leads the analysis and reporting of other external sleep centres' sleep studies.

In his previous role at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Joseph was a Senior Physiologist whose main focus was on sleep and ventilation. This role involved lead titrations of mechanical ventilation in a rare but broad group of patients, and also analysis of sleep studies from basic oximetry to full polysomnography.

Joseph’s skills have developed during the 10 years he has worked within the speciality of sleep physiology, and his previous roles have included working in drug research in a clinical trials environment at Hammersmith Medicines Research, at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital Sleep Disorders Centre, and other private and NHS institutions.

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Expert in: Respiratory Medicine
39 years of experience

Professor Robert Wilson is a consultant physician in respiratory medicine who treats private and NHS patients at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.

Professor Robert Wilson qualified in medicine in 1979.

He qualified in medicine in 1979 and became a consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital in 1989. He was clinical director of the Lung Division at both Brompton and Harefield Hospital for many years until 2014. During this time, he implemented many improvements in patient care. These include:

  • expanding the minimal dependency assessment unit
  • moving to single beds on the infection ward
  • building a new bronchoscopy suite
  • developing the role of nurse practitioners.

His most recent role is the clinical lead of the host defence unit at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Professor Wilson runs the following private clinics each week:

·         Mondays 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm – Royal Brompton Hospital

·         Tuesdays 2.00 pm – 7.00 pm – 77 Wimpole Street

·         Thursdays 9.00 am to 1.00 pm – Royal Brompton Hospital

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What is a Respiratory (Chest) Doctor?

A Respiratory physician specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the lungs and breathing tubes.

When to see a Respiratory Doctor?

You may need to see a respiratory (chest) doctor if you have been diagnosed with a lung condition or if you are experiencing breathing problems due to cancer, asthma, pneumonia, chronic lung disease and other respiratory conditions. Respiratory doctors are specialised in performing bronchoscopy and can request tests such as lung function tests, CT scans and blood gases to help diagnosis. Respiratory doctors can treat a number of common conditions including COPD (smoking lung disease), asthma, fibrosis, lung cancer, bronchiectasis and asbestos-related lung disease.