Consultant Profile

Dr Johnson Samuel

Dr Johnson Samuel MBBS, MD, FRCP (Lon)
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Allergy
    • Asthma
    • Chest Medicine
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung disease
Special clinical interests:
Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea, pulmonary physiology and cardio-pulmonary exercise testing, asthma and respiratory allergy, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant physician and Clinical Tutor in education and training at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Royal College of Physicians (London) – Fellow
  • British Thoracic Society
  • East Anglia Thoracic Society
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01277 266 766
Dr Samuel consults at Spire Hartswood Hospital on Monday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Johnson Samuel is a consultant in chest medicine at Spire Hartswood private hospital in Brentwood, Essex, offering private medical care in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

Dr Samuel trained in respiratory medicine in Wales and has been a consultant in respiratory medicine in Basildon Hospital since 2004. He is the Clinical Lead for sleep medicine and pulmonary physiology at Basildon University Hospital and the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. Cardio-pulmonary exercise tests done in the pulmonary physiology laboratory are widely reputed. He has presented at various national and international meetings on a variety of respiratory subjects and has publications in peer-reviewed journals.

At Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood Essex, Dr Samuel sees patients presenting with the full spectrum of respiratory symptoms including excessive sleepiness and snoring, chronic cough, breathlessness, allergies involving the respiratory system, wheeze, prolonged respiratory infections and fatigue related to the respiratory system. He performs and interprets investigations such as bronchoscopy, spirometry, full lung tests, diagnostic sleep tests, respiratory challenge tests and cardio-pulmonary exercise tests.

Dr Samuel is actively involved in teaching and training and is the Clinical Tutor at Basildon Hospital overseeing postgraduate education. He has a postgraduate certificate in Medical Education and lectures widely in secondary and primary care.

Dr Samuel believes in treating every patient holistically using patient centred evidence based care with particular emphasis on transparency and communication.

Personal profile:

Dr Samuel is married with three daughters and is a firm believer in family values and the role families play in well being, education and health. His hobbies include family driving holidays (he has driven extensively through Europe and America and prefers the mountains to the sea), cricket, Formula 1 racing and instrumental music. He is also a practising Christian.

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Dr Johnson Samuel

Dr Johnson Samuel, consultant in chest medicine, Spire Hartswood private hospital, Brentwood, Essex

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