I see patients with a variety of symptoms including:

 

  • Cough
  • Wheeze
  • Breathlessness
  • Chest tightness or chest pain
  • Snoring
  • Breathing problems/choking at night

 

 

I specialise in the following lung & breathing conditions:

 

  • Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Chest infections including tuberculosis (TB)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Lung fibrosis (scarring of the lungs)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Asbestosis and mesothelioma
  • Lung cancer
  • Incidental lung nodules/shadows on lungs
  • Fitness to fly
  • Fitness for surgery & pre-operative optimisation

 

 

 

Sometimes it is necessary to involve other specialist Consultants in a patient's care and I have close links with the following specialties:

 

  • ENT (ear, nose & throat) surgeons
  • Cardiothoracic surgeons
  • Cardiologists
  • Oncologists (cancer specialist)