Private Respiratory Medicine Specialists

Specialising in pulmonology, diagnosis and investigations of the lungs and breathing problems. Our respiratory specialists use the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques to support the health and function of your lungs.

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What is respiratory medicine?

Respiratory medicine focuses on diagnosing, treating and managing problems affecting your lungs and airways, from common medical conditions like asthma and allergies to complex diseases including lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Our experienced consultants treat a wide range of respiratory complaints with symptoms including shortness of breath, persistent cough, chest discomfort and snoring. Whether you need initial tests or ongoing management of an existing condition, we provide an the highest quality of personalised care.

Our respiratory experts work closely with leading consultants across a number of specialties, including cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic surgery, oncology and ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery giving you the best tailored care, whatever your condition.

Need to know

Our respiratory expertise 

Our on-site diagnostic facilities test for a range of respiratory disorders, helping our consultants deliver the best course of treatment for you.

An endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is used to take tissue samples from the lungs or the lymph nodes in the chest. It may be used to check for lung cancer, other cancers that are suspected of spreading to the lymph nodes, lymphoma and other non-cancerous conditions such as sarcoidosis or tuberculosis.

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Your consultant may recommend that you have a bronchoscopy for various reasons, from investigating a persistent cough to taking a mucus sample if you have a lung infection. There are two different types of bronchoscopy: flexible rigid. A flexible bronchoscopy is more commonly used.

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Asthma is a common condition that causes lung inflammation and makes it difficult to breathe. This inflammation is sometimes caused by allergies or overly sensitive airways. A bronchial challenge test ‘challenges’ your airways by asking you to inhale doses of a powder and then measures your lungs' reaction.

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Spirometry assesses whether your airways are obstructed or if the movement of your lungs is restricted. It may be recommended if you're experiencing breathlessness or a persistent cough, or if you may have asthma. Spirometry is also used to monitor treatment for an existing condition.

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Respiratory Consultants

Professor James Hull

Professor James Hull

Respiratory Medicine

Dr. Sandip Kamakhya Banerjee

Dr. Sandip Kamakhya Banerjee

General (Internal) Medicine

Dr. Anita Jayadev

Dr. Anita Jayadev

Respiratory Medicine

Dr Amit Patel

Dr Amit Patel

Respiratory Medicine

Our locations

The Harley Street Clinic

The Harley Street Clinic

35 Weymouth Street W1G 8BJ London
The Portland Hospital

The Portland Hospital

205-209 Great Portland Street W1W 5AH London
The Lister Hospital

The Lister Hospital

Chelsea Bridge Road, SW1W 8RH London

This content is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.