Respiratory medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions, diseases, and abnormalities of the lungs and pulmonary system. Physicians practicing in this field of medicine are called respiratory physicians. Respiratory physicians diagnose, treat, and manage severe allergies, lung conditions and diseases, breathing disorders and sleep disorders. Common conditions requiring the expertise of a Respiratory physician include COPD, Tuberculosis, lung cancer, sleep apnoea, asthma, mesothelioma, and pleural effusion. Respiratory physicians may also specialize in a sub specialty such as paediatric respiratory medicine or diving medicine, which deals with diving medical emergencies.
Woolaston House Clinicians providing Respiratory Medicine services
Dr Amit Patel
Speciality: Consultant Respiratory Physician
Qualifications: MBBS MRCP AHEA
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