Consultant Profile

Dr Richard Dent

Dr Richard Dent MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Chest Medicine
    • Respiratory pathology
Special clinical interests:

Hyperventilation and breathlessness of unknown cause

Research interests:

Epidemiology of asthma in schools

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Chest Physician, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City

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

Member Royal College of Physicians
Member of British Thoracic Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary telephone number:
01992 823 079
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Dent has 16 years of experience as a chest physician with a particular interest in allergies and asthma.

At the NHS Trust he has pioneered respiratory nurse specialist training and now has a team of five nurses. He has wide experience in sleep disorders.

Personal profile:

Dr Dent is a family man with interests in gardening and golf. He also likes to travel and read.

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