Respiratory Medicine

Published/updated: 10/07/12 15:38

The directorate has 15 Consultant Physicians, each delivering a service on their own specialist subject within respiratory medicine, together with their teams of medical personnel, offering great diversity and opportunities for excellent standards of care.

Respiratory Medicine has a combination of specialities including:

  • Respiratory and General Medical outpatient clinics and inpatient facilities
  • Nationally recognised Occupational Lung Disease Service
  • Tertiary specialised Severe and Brittle Asthma Referral Centre
  • West Midlands Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre
  • Regional Specialised Sleep Disordered Breathing and Ventilation Service
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Investigation Day to facilitate ‘fast-track’ diagnosis/treatment of lung cancer patients
  • Specialised Tuberculosis Aftercare and BCG Service at Birmingham Chest Clinic
  • The Respiratory Investigation Department at Good Hope Hospital

The department operates a significant amount of ‘cross-site’ working in order to aid good communication between all Hospitals and information sharing.

Services available

Mr Richard Steyn (Clinical Director), Dr Joanna Whitehouse, Dr Edward Nash, along with an excellent multidisciplinary team, care for adults with cystic fibrosis at the West Midlands Adult cystic fibrosis centre (ward 26 at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital). Visit the website here: www.heartlandscf.org

Dr Adel H Mansur, consultant physician has a special interest in asthma and airway disease and leads the severe and brittle asthma unit – www.severeasthma-birmingham.co.uk

Dr Dev Banerjee, Dr Daniel Park and Dr Rahul Mukherjee have a special interest in sleep and ventilation and oxygen therapy. Based in Respiratory Physiology at Heartlands, the Multidisciplinary Sleep and Ventilation team provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to a wide range of sleep and breathing disorders from obstructive sleep apnoea, obesity-related respiratory failure, breathing problems in chest wall disorders like kyphoscoliosis and Neuromuscular disorders

List of Consultants

Dr Rifat Rashid – Consultant Respiratory Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis – Heartlands, Chest Clinic, Good Hope

Dr Dan Park – Consultant Respiratory Medicine / Consultant ITU – Heartlands, Solihull

Dr Emmet McGrath – Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands, Chest Clinic

Consultant Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands, Chest Clinic

Mr Richard Steyn – Consultant Respiratory Medicine, Clinical Director – Heartlands, Chest Clinic

Prof Sherwood Burge – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands

Dr Dev Banerjee – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands

Dr Rahul Mukherjee – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands

Dr Heinke Kunst – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands

Dr Joanna Whitehouse – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands

Dr Adel Mansur – Consultant Physician, Honorary Senior Lecturer – Heartlands

Dr Edward Nash – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Heartlands

Dr Salman Ghani – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Solihull

Dr Bright – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Solihull

Dr Fletcher – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Good Hope

Dr Petkova – Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Good Hope

Dr Zubair Ahmed –  Consultant Respiratory Medicine – Good Hope

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