Consultant Profile

Dr James Ramsay

Dr James Ramsay MBChB MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Asthma
    • Chest Medicine
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung disease
Special clinical interests:

Lung cancer, cough, airways disease including asthma and COPD, pleural disease, intestinal lung disease

Research interests:

Lung cancer and cough

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Physician, Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust

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

Royal College of Physicians
British Thorasic Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary:
Beverley Gardner
Private secretary telephone number:
01582 497236
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Friday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr James Ramsay provides a comprehensive respiratory outpatient practice at Spire Harpenden Hospital. He has access to excellent diagnostic facilities including a full repertoire of imaging and detail physiological studies including full lung function and sleep studies. He is thorough, has high clinical standards and responds to all requests on an urgent basis.

Dr Ramsay trained in Leeds at the internationally renowned St James's teaching hospital. He successfully completed higher training in both respiratory and general internal medicine and completed sub-speciality training in lung cancer, airways disease, intestinal lung disease, pulmonary infection including tuberculosis and brochiectasis, sleep medicine, ventilation, cough and pulmonary vascular disease.

Dr Ramsay's NHS practice is based at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital where he looks after in-patients and carries out fibreoptic bronchoscopy. He is the lead for lung cancer and mesothelioma and works closely with primary care, bridging the boundary between primary and secondary care. Dr Ramsay reputation is such that his expertise is regularly drawn upon for the purpose of training. He has access to interventional thorasic radiology services, thorasic surgery and oncology.


Personal profile:

Away from medicine, Dr Ramsay's interests include travel, food, art, design and fashion.

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