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Respiratory consultants

Consultants

Rekha Badiger
Rekha Badiger

Rekha Badiger

Respiratory Medicine

Colchester Hospital, Clacton Hospital

I have worked at the Trust since October 2012.

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Photograph of Matthew Burton
Photograph of Matthew Burton

Matthew Burton

Respiratory Medicine

Ipswich Hospital

I was appointed as a consultant in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine in 2020 at Ipswich Hospital. I lead the pleural services in Ipswich Hospital, and run an ambulatory pleural clinic.

I have a special interest in Interstitial Lung disease. I see patients referred directly from primary care, and from my colleagues in an interstitial lung disease clinic.

I also undertake bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound at Ipswich Hospital.

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Samantha Cooper - ESNEFT - Respiratory Medicine
Samantha Cooper - ESNEFT - Respiratory Medicine

Samantha Cooper

Respiratory Medicine

Colchester Hospital, Clacton Hospital

I have worked at Colchester Hospital as a Consultant since 2007.  I see patients with suspected lung cancer or mesothelioma.  I trained at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine.

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Jonathan Douse
Jonathan Douse

Jonathan Douse

Respiratory Medicine

Ipswich Hospital

I graduated from Cambridge University and subsequently completed post-graduate training in London. I was appointed to a Consultant post in Ipswich Hospital in 2008.

I am one of the Clinical Leads for Medicine with responsibility for Cardiology, Respiratory and Stroke medicine. I am also Chair of the Trust’s Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Committee.

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Peter Hawkins
Peter Hawkins

Peter Hawkins

Respiratory Medicine

Colchester Hospital, Clacton Hospital

I have worked at the Trust since July 2003.

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Dr Nick Innes - IHT Medical Spreciality 1 - Respiritory
Dr Nick Innes - IHT Medical Spreciality 1 - Respiritory

Nicholas Innes

Respiratory Medicine

Ipswich Hospital

I was appointed in 2001 and am the lead for Respiratory Medicine Services at Ipswich Hospital. With my colleagues, I provide a wide range of inpatient and outpatient respiratory services for the local population.

I lead on asthma, and have been involved in writing the national BTS asthma guidelines. I accept referrals on all aspects of respiratory medicine (except sleep medicine – please refer to Dr Douse).

In 2012, I developed a local service for bronchoscopic (non-surgical) biopsy of mediastinal lymph nodes (EBUS).

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Clinician has declined to display their photo

Rana Rabbani

Respiratory Medicine

Ipswich Hospital

I am a Consultant in Respiratory, General Medicine and Lung cancer.  I have been employed at the Trust since September 2010. I have completed specialist Registrar Training in General and Respiratory Medicine at Mersey Deanery.

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Clinician has declined to display their photo

Misha Sidhu

Respiratory Medicine

Colchester Hospital

I have worked for the Trust since September 2015. I completed my MBBS from Kings College London in 2006 and completed core medical training in the London Deanery. I trained as a specialist Registrar in the East of England.

My specialist areas of interest include lung cancer, bronchiectasis and lung infections.

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