Consultant Profile

Dr Rama Vancheeswaran

Dr Rama Vancheeswaran FRCP, PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Chest Medicine
    • Lung Cancer
Special clinical interests:

Interstitial Lung Disease, Airways Disease, Cough, Sleep disorders, Infection, Cancer

Research interests:

Interstitial Lung Disease, COPD

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Respiratory and General Physician, Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust. 

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Thoracic Society Advisory Group Member
British Lung Foundation Ambassador
Royal College of Physicians

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8901 5555
Private secretary telephone number:
Private secretary fax:
020 8711 2993
Private secretary email address:
Monday afternoons from 2pm-4pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Rama Vancheeswaran, FRCP, MSc Immunology, PhD is currently employed as a Respiratory and General Physician at the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust. She has been a consultant from 2006 with expertise in all respiratory conditions including cough, airways disease ie COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis, sleep disorders (insomnia, obstructive sleep apnoea and central disorders), interstitial lung disease, infection, smoking, lung cancer and pulmonary embolic disease.

Rama trained at various London teachin hospitals including the Brompton, St Mary's, Hammersmith with her MSc from Brunel University in Immunology and a PhD from the Royal Free/Brompton and UCL in the Immunopathogenesis of Scleroderma and Fibrosing Alveolitis. 

Rama provides out-patient and in-patient services for patients with all the conditions noted above and General Medicine. She provides experiences, friendly, high quality, patient centred complex care in a patient orientated fashion. Rama is a patient ambassador for the British Lung Foundation where communication and patient care is paramount to all consultations. Rama also provides interventional procedures if needed including pleural procedures and bronchoscopy. She has outstanding patient satisfaction survey scores collected over her 10 year consultant career.


Personal profile:

Rama’s other interests are in academic research, NHS improvement, patient education and teaching for all health providers. 

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Dr Rama Vancheeswaran

Dr Rama Vancheeswaran Respiratory Medicine Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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