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Dr Amit Patel, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Amit Patel

Qualifications

MD FRCP MBBS AHEA

Title

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Specialties

Respiratory medicine

Site specialisation

Cough, asthma, sleep apnoea, infection, sarcoidosis and pulmonary fibr

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

All aspects of Respiratory Medicine including the investigation and management of cough, asthma, pneumonia and lung infection, sleep apnoea, sarcoidosis, interstitial lung disease,  lung cancer, bronchiectasis and breathlessness of unknown cause.

Background Information
Biography

Dr Patel is Clinical lead for Respiratory Medicine at King?s College Hospital and is a Honorary Senior Lecturer at King?s College London. He is an experienced specialist in all aspects of Respiratory Medicine. This includes the investigation and management of cough (acute and chronic), asthma, sleep apnoea, fibrosis, sarcoidosis, COPD, Lung cancer, breathlessness of unknown cause, lung nodules, pneumonia and lung infections and bronchiectasis. Dr Patel lectures on areas of Respiratory medicine and is actively involved as a lead in undergraduate teaching at King?s College Hospital. He is a member of various professional and specialist bodies, and continues to engage in research in Respiratory medicine. 
 
Dr Patel graduated from King?s College London and undertook postgraduate training in Respiratory and General (Internal) Medicine in London at some of the country?s leading hospitals including King?s College Hospital, St Thomas?s Hospital and the Royal Brompton Hospital. During his higher specialist training he went on to study for a MD in the Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology within King?s College London. His research work is published in high impact factor international journals and he is a collaborator on projects both nationally and internationally. His work has been presented at major international symposia.

Languages spoken

English

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

No

Clinic days

Mon: pm/eveTue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

(0)2083413422

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

2001

Memberships

British Thoracic Society, Royal College of Physicians

NHS hospitals

King's College

Posts

Honourary Consultant, Guy's and St Thomas Hospital, Honourary Senior Lecturer, King's College London

Research interests

Sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis, sleep medicine and cough.

Key published papers

The development and validation of the King?s Brief Interstitial Lung Disease (K-BILD) health status questionnaire. Thorax. Epub ahead of press.doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-201581 
The development and validation of the King's Sarcoidosis   Questionnaire for the  assessment of health status. Thorax 2013 Jan;68 (1):57-65 
Improvement in health status following cough-suppression physiotherapy for patients with chronic cough. Chron.Respir.Dis. 2011: 8 (4) 253-258 
The minimal important difference of the King?s brief interstitial lung disease questionnaire (K-BILD) and forced vital capacity in interstitial lung disease, Respiratory Medicine 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.rmed.2013.06.009 
A comparison of Rasch Analysis and Impact factor methodology for constructing an interstitial lung disease health status questionnaire, accepted for publication, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2015. 

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