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Dr Amit Patel is a leading London Consultant Respiratory physician specialising in the investigation and management of all respiratory diseases including acute and chronic cough, asthma, breathlessness of unknown cause, COPD, lung cancer, respiratory failure, sleep apnoea, sarcoidosis, interstitial lung disease and bronchiectasis, and is the clinical lead for respiratory medicine at King's College Hospital, London.

He has a number of private clinics in London, alongside his NHS work at King's College Hospital and Guys and St Thomas's Hospital. During Dr Patel's higher specialist training he obtained an MD in the Division of Asthma, Allergy, and Lung Biology within King’s College London.

Dr Amit Patel holds a postgraduate teaching qualification and is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and teaches all aspects of respiratory medicine. He has been involved in a number of research projects and his work has been published in a number of high impact factor international journals, and presented at major symposia in North America, Europe and the UK.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)


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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Asthma
  • Breathing problems
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest infection
  • Chest pain
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung biopsy
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung diseases
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary emphysema
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary nodule
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Respiratory failure
  • Respiratory infection
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Smoking cessation (quitting)
  • Spirometry

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