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London Bridge Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

Dr. Bernadette Coker | Respiratory Medicine

Dr. Bernadette Coker

MD MSc Dip Med Lead Cert Med Ed (UCL) FRCP (UK)

Respiratory Medicine

5.00

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Experience

26 years

Rated by

2 patients

Reviewed by

25 patients

Languages

English

Subspecialties

General (Internal) Medicine, Sleep Medicine

London Bridge Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

Clinic times

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Consultation fees

New appointment: £330

Follow-up appointment:£330

Registered with

General Medical Council: 5204392

Dr Bernadette Coker is a Senior Consultant with 22 years' experience in treating patients with all medical and respiratory problems. She has a particular interest in sleep disorder assessment and treatments. She is a Lead Physician in acute non-invasive ventilation, which improves survival of patients with respiratory failure.

She provides assesments and treatments for COVID-19 illness with its long term complications.

Dr Coker also developed a comprehensive sleep service for patients suffering from sleep disorders and has a particular expertise in treating patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Dr Coker also implemented innovative treatments and techniques for patients with pleural effusions. She is a champion of patients' safety and delivers high quality of care, which she has been awarded a Clinical Excellence Award.

She launched a modern allergy service with comprehensive testing and immunotherapy.

Dr Coker is an accomplished medical teacher and trainer. She established a number of national courses for doctors, which more information can be found on www.fordoctorsbydoctors.co.uk. She is promoting and leading on simulation training for doctors to improve patient's safety and outcomes. Dr Coker is recognised as an Excellent Clinical Supervisor and she was ACCS Faculty Member in London Deanery assessing and recruiting doctors into speciality training.

Her research interests include sleep related breathing disorders, periodic limb movement disorders and non-invasive techniques to treat these conditions, allergy assessments and it's the most effective treatments including immunotherapy, very accurate assessments and excellent treatments for pleural effusions related to respiratory infections and lung cancer. She has published a number of scientific articles in these areas and she is regularly invited to lecture at national and international meetings.

Dr Coker sees all general medical and respiratory patients but has a special interest in the assessments of sleep problems, breathlessness, chest pains, cough and allergy testing. She works exclusively in HCA London Bridge Hospital and The Harley Street Clinic.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

1. assesment post COVID 19 complications

2. assesment of respiratory muscle strenght in patients with neuro-muscular and mascular disorders as neuron motor disease, scoliosis

3. comprehensive lung function testing including asthma tests

4. comprehensive gold standard sleep studies

5. yearly asthma assesment

6. chronic rhinitis and chronic sinus diease assesment and treatment

  • Acid reflux
  • allergies to foods and inhalant allergens
  • food intolerance
  • Acute medical admissions
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Acutely sick patients
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Allergy
  • Allergy testing
  • Asbestos-related lung disease
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune lung disease
  • Breathlessness
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Fitness for surgery & pre-operative optimisation
  • Fitness to fly General respiratory medicine
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pneumonia and infections
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Rheumatological lung disease Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep apnoea and sleep disorders
  • Snoring
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Wheeze
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London Bridge Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

Clinic times

Clinic times are not available

Open Google Maps

Consultation fees

New appointment: £330

Follow-up appointment:£330

Registered with

General Medical Council: 5204392

All procedures

  • Lung Function / Spirometry
  • CT Scan (Computerised Tomography Scan)
  • Allergy Blood Tests
  • Blood Testing and Results Interpretation
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test
  • Exercise Advice
  • Fitness To Fly Testing
  • Overnight Oximetry
  • Sputum Tests
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Breathlessness
  • Troublesome Cough
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
  • Chest Infection
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tiredness (Fatigue)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Dysautonomia
  • Emphysema
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Long COVID
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Narcolepsy
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Embolism (Lung Blood Clot)
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sibilant Rhonchi (Wheeze)
  • Tietze syndrome
  • Tuberculosis
  • Variable Blood Pressure
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Overall rating

Overall experience

5.00

Personal care received

5.00

Explanation of care provided

5.00

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